All posts by James Leggio

James Leggio

James Leggio is Head of Publications and Editorial Services at the Brooklyn Museum. He came to the Museum after serving as Senior Editor at Harry N. Abrams, Inc., and as Editor at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Jim manages the Museum’s publishing program, supervising the editorial preparation of all the Museum’s books and negotiating their contracts with publishing houses. He is a scholar in his own right, with published articles on Robert Rauschenberg, Alfred Barr, Vasily Kandinsky, and Arnold Schoenberg. He has also written a brief guidebook to the architecture of the Brooklyn Museum published to coincide with the completion of the Rubin Pavilion, designed by Polshek Partnership Architects. Jim holds a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Virginia. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, their cat, and their books.

Jesper Just at the Opera

The catalogue for the show Jesper Just: Romantic Delusions draws our attention to how Jesper Just uses a variety of popular songs in his films,…

Read More

Click! The Book

Cover: Marcia Bricker Halperin. Dubrow’s Cafeteria, 1979. Softcover: 86 pages, 7 x 7 inches. Details, including a special $3-off coupon from, can be found…

Read More