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Jimmy DeSana: Submission

November 11, 2022–April 16, 2023

Jimmy DeSana (American, 1949–1990). Marker Cones, 1982. Chromogenic print, 21 3/4 × 26 in. (55.3 × 66 cm). Courtesy of the Estate of Jimmy DeSana. © Estate of Jimmy DeSana


Mona Chalabi: The Gray-Green Divide

June–September 2022

Mona Chalabi. The Gray-Green Divide (detail), 2022. Ink and colored pencil on paper, dimensions variable. © Mona Chalabi.


June 17, 2022–April 23, 2023

Written, directed, and produced by Duke Riley, cinematography by Alexandra Egan, and edited by Brett Land and Duke Riley. Welcome Back to Wasteland Fishing, Episode Two, 2019. Single-channel video, color, sound, 6 min. 12 sec. Courtesy of the artist

Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

July 1, 2022–January 29, 2023

Photo: © Juergen Teller, All Rights Reserved

Guadalupe Maravilla: Tierra Blanca Joven

April 8–September 18, 2022

Guadalupe Maravilla (born El Salvador, 1976). Disease Thrower #0, 2022. Gong, hammock, LCD TV, ceremonial ash, pyrite crystals, volcanic rock, steel, wood, cotton, glue mixture, plastic, loofah, objects collected from a ritual of retracing the artist's original migration route, 118 × 123 × 64 in. (299.7 × 312.4 × 162.6 cm). Courtesy of the artist and P·P·O·W, New York. © Guadalupe Maravilla. (Photo: Stan Narten)

Monet to Morisot: The Real and Imagined in European Art

February 11, 2022–May 21, 2023

Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926). The Doge’s Palace, 1908. Oil on canvas, 32 × 39 in. (81.3 × 99.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of A. Augustus Healy, 20.634. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: A Crack in the Hourglass, An Ongoing COVID-19 Memorial

October 29, 2021–August 7, 2022

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (born Mexico City, 1967). Documentation of memorial for Manuel Felguérez Barra in A Crack in the Hourglass, 2020–ongoing. Sand, glass, robotic platform, cameras, computers, OpenFrameworks software, lights, anodized aluminum base, 3-D–printed polymer head, electronic circuit, tubes, funnels, plastic valves, website. Courtesy of Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo. © Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. (Photo: Courtesy of the artist)

Baseera Khan: I Am an Archive

October 1, 2021–July 10, 2022

Baseera Khan (born Denton, Texas, 1980). Braidrage, 2017–ongoing. Performance, duration variable. Photograph documenting performance at Participant Inc., New York, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and Simone Subal Gallery, New York. © Baseera Khan. (Photo: Maxim Ryazansky)

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

September 10, 2021–February 20, 2022

Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957). Bar suit, afternoon ensemble with an ecru natural shantung jacket and black pleated wool crepe skirt. Haute Couture Spring–Summer 1947, Corolle line. Dior Héritage collection, Paris. © Katerina Jebb

Andy Warhol: Revelation

November 19, 2021–June 19, 2022

Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987). The Last Supper (Detail), 1986. Screenprint and colored graphic art paper collage on HMP paper, 315/8 × 233/4 in. (80.3 × 60.3 cm). The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Founding Collection, Contribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., 1998.1.2125. © 2021 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

The Slipstream: Reflection, Resilience, and Resistance in the Art of Our Time

May 14, 2021–April 10, 2022

Derek Fordjour (American, born 1974). Blue Horn, 2017. Oil pastel, charcoal, acrylic, cardboard, and carved newspaper mounted on canvas, 60 × 40 in. (152.4 × 101.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of Tiffany Hott, 2019.31. © Derek Fordjour. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Nick Cave: Truth Be Told

May 28–November 14, 2021

Installation view, Truth Be Told. Brooklyn Museum, May 28, 2021–March 20, 2022. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado)

Modern Gothic: The Inventive Furniture of Kimbel and Cabus, 1863–82

July 2, 2021–February 13, 2022

Kimbel and Cabus (New York, 1863–82). Cabinet-Secretary, circa 1875. Painted cherry, gilding, copper, brass, leather, earthenware, 60 × 35 × 14 in. (152.4 × 88.9 × 35.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Bequest of DeLancey Thorn Grant in memory of her mother, Louise Floyd-Jones Thorn, by exchange, 1991.126. (Photo: Gavin Ashworth)

American Art

Now Open

Cotsiogo (Cadzi Cody) (Shoshone, 1866–1912). Painted Hide, circa 1900. Elk hide, pigment, 81 × 78 in. (205.7 × 198.1 cm). Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 64.13. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Kameelah Janan Rasheed: Are We Reading Closely?

November 11, 2020–January 10, 2021

Installation view, Kameelah Janan Rasheed: Are We Reading Closely? Brooklyn Museum, November 11, 2020—January 10, 2021. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado)

The Queen and The Crown: A Virtual Exhibition of Costumes from “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Crown”

October 30–December 13, 2020

The Queen and The Crown: A Virtual Exhibition of Costumes from “The Queens Gambit” and “The Crown.” On view at, October 30–December 13, 2020. (Photos: Courtesy of Netflix)

JR: The Chronicles of New York City

November 18, 2020–March 14, 2021

Installation view, JR: The Chronicles of New York City. Brooklyn Museum, November 18, 2020–February 14, 2021. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)


February 26–September 5, 2021

KAWS (American, born 1974). WHAT PARTY, 2020. Bronze, paint, 90 × 435/16 × 353/8 in. (228.6 × 110 × 89.9 cm). © KAWS. (Photo: Michael Biondo)

Carrie Mae Weems: RESIST COVID TAKE 6!

September 16–November 8, 2020

Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953). RESIST COVID TAKE 6!, 2020. © Carrie Mae Weems and Social Studies 101. (Photo: Courtesy of Carrie Mae Weems and Social Studies 101)

Art on the Stoop: Sunset Screenings

September 9–November 8, 2020

Ebony G. Patterson (Jamaican, born 1981). Still from ...three kings weep…, 2018. Single-channel video (color, sound): 8 min., 34 sec. Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago. © Ebony G. Patterson. (Three-channel version: Brooklyn Museum; Gift of the Contemporary Art Committee and purchase gift of Carla Chammas and Judi Roaman, 2019.11)

Design: 1880 to Now

Long-Term Installation

Tejo Remy, designer (Dutch, born 1960). Droog Design, Design Cooperative, manufacturer, Amsterdam, Netherlands (founded 1993). Chest of Drawers “You Can't Lay Down Your Memory,” designed 1991, made 2005. Maple, other woods, painted and unpainted metals, plastic, paper, textile, 60 × 60 × 30 in. (152.4 × 152.4 × 76.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of Joseph F. McCrindle in memory of J. Fuller Feder, by exchange, 2005.36. © Droog Design. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

John Edmonds: A Sidelong Glance

October 23, 2020–September 26, 2021

John Edmonds (American, born 1989). Two Spirits, 2019. Archival pigment photograph, 50 × 381/2 in. (127 × 97.8 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Company, New York. © John Edmonds

The Obama Portraits Tour

August 27–October 24, 2021

Kehinde Wiley (American, born 1977). Barack Obama, 2018. Oil on canvas, 841/18 × 577/8 × 11/4 in. (213.7 × 147 x 3.2 cm). National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. The National Portrait Gallery is grateful to the following lead donors for their support of the Obama portraits: Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg, Judith Kern and Kent Whealy, and Tommie L. Pegues and Donald A. Capoccia. © 2018 Kehinde Wiley. (Photo: Courtesy of National Portrait Gallery)

Jeffrey Gibson: When Fire Is Applied to a Stone It Cracks

February 14, 2020–January 10, 2021

Jeffrey Gibson (Choctaw/Cherokee, born 1972). WHEN FIRE IS APPLIED TO A STONE IT CRACKS, 2019. Acrylic on canvas, glass beads and artificial sinew inset into custom wood frame, 78 × 78 in. (198 × 198 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Kavi Gupta, Chicago. © Jeffrey Gibson. (Photo: John Lusis)

Lorraine O’Grady: Both/And

March 5–July 18, 2021

Lorraine O'Grady (American, born 1934). Rivers, First Draft: The Woman in White eats coconut and looks away from the action, 1982/2015. Digital chromogenic print from Kodachrome 35mm slides in 48 parts, 16 × 20 in. (40.64 × 50.8 cm). Edition of 8 plus 2 artist's proofs. Courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York. © Lorraine O’Grady / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Climate in Crisis: Environmental Change in the Indigenous Americas

February 14, 2020–July 9, 2023

Alaska Native artist. Engraved Whale Tooth, late 19th century. Sperm whale tooth, black ash or graphite, oil, 61/2 × 3 × 2 in. (16.5 × 7.6 × 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of Robert B. Woodward, 20.895. Creative Commons-BY. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Out of Place: A Feminist Look at the Collection

January 24, 2020–January 3, 2021

Lourdes Grobet (born Mexico City, Mexico, 1940). Untitled, from the series Painted Landscapes, circa 1982. Silver dye bleach photograph, 711/16 × 73/4 in. (19.5 × 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of Marcuse Pfeifer, 1990.119.12. © Maria de Lourdes Grobet. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

African Arts—Global Conversations

February 14–November 15, 2020

Kuba artist. Mask (Mwaash aMbooy), late 19th or early 20th century. Rawhide, paint, plant fibers, textile, cowrie shells, glass, wood, monkey pelt, feathers, 22 × 20 × 18 in. (55.9 × 50.8 × 45.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1582. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

yasiin bey: Negus

November 15, 2019–January 26, 2020

yasiin bey (American, born 1973). Alämayyähu and yasiin, 2015. Courtesy of The Third Line. © The Third Line

Studio 54: Night Magic

March 13–November 8, 2020

Guy Marineau (French, born 1947). Pat Cleveland on the dance floor during Halston's disco bash at Studio 54, 1977. (Photo: Guy Marineau / WWD / Shutterstock)

One: Xu Bing

October 25, 2019–March 12, 2020

Xu Bing (Chinese, born 1955). Square Word Calligraphy: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry, Walt Whitman, 2018. Ink on paper, 893/8 x 4813/16 in. (227 x 124 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Xu Bing to the Brooklyn Museum in honor of his father, 2018.24a–b. (Photo: Courtesy of the artist)

Jen Catron and Paul Outlaw: “Sin(k)” and “B.S.O. (Bright Shiny Object)”

July 24–October 13, 2019

Jen Catron (American, born 1984) and Paul Outlaw (American, born 1980). B.S.O. (Bright Shiny Object), 2018. Papier-mâché, acrylic paint, resin, imitation chocolate sauce, pump, motorized turntable. Courtesy of Postmasters Gallery and the artists, EL186.01. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado)

JR: Chronicles

October 4, 2019–October 18, 2020

JR (French, born 1983). The Chronicles of New York City, 2018–19 (detail). Dimensions variable. © JR-ART.NET

Arts of Asia

Long-Term Installation

Head of a Guardian. Japan, Kamakura period (1185–1333), 13th century. Hinoki cypress wood with lacquer on cloth, pigment, rock crystal, metal, 22116 × 1014 × 131516 (56 × 26 × 35.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection, 86.21. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Jacques-Louis David Meets Kehinde Wiley

January 24–March 12, 2020

Kehinde Wiley (American, born 1977). Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps, 2005. Oil on canvas, 108 x 108 in. (274.3 x 274.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Partial gift of Suzi and Andrew Booke Cohen in memory of Ilene R. Booke and in honor of Arnold L. Lehman, Mary Smith Dorward Fund, and William K. Jacobs, Jr. Fund, 2015.53. © Kehinde Wiley. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Rembrandt to Picasso: Five Centuries of European Works on Paper

June 21–October 13, 2019

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973). Head of a Young Man (Tête de jeune homme), 1923. Grease crayon on pink Michallet laid paper, 241/2 x 185/8 in. (62.2 x 47.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Carll H. de Silver Fund, 39.18. © 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

One: Titus Kaphar

June 21–October 13, 2019

Titus Kaphar (American, born 1976). Shifting the Gaze, 2017. Oil on canvas, 83 × 1031/4 in. (210.8 × 262.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, William K. Jacobs Jr., Fund, 2017.34. © Titus Kaphar. (Photo: Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery)

Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion

July 20, 2019–January 5, 2020

Terry O'Neill (British, born 1938). Raquel Welch in a Pierre Cardin outfit featuring a miniskirt and necklace in blue vinyl, worn with a Plexiglas visor, 1970. Image courtesy of Iconic Images. © Terry O’Neill / Iconic Images

Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha

May 3–August 18, 2019

Liz Johnson Artur (born Bulgaria, 1964). Josephine, Peckham, 1995. Chromogenic photograph, 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 60.9 cm). Courtesy of the artist. © Liz Johnson Artur

Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall

May 3–December 8, 2019

Tuesday Smillie (American, born 1981). S.T.A.R., 2012. Watercolor, collage on board, 91/2 x 11 in. (24.1 x 27.9 cm). Courtesy of the artist. © Tuesday Smillie

Garry Winogrand: Color

May 3–December 8, 2019

Garry Winogrand (American, 1928–1984). Untitled (New York), 1960. 35mm color slide. Collection of the Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona. © The Estate of Garry Winogrand, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Eric N. Mack: Lemme walk across the room

January 11–August 4, 2019

Eric N. Mack in his studio, 2018. Digital photograph. (Photo: Lula Hyers, © Lula Hyers)

Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

February 8–May 12, 2019

Nickolas Muray (American, born Hungary, 1892–1965). Frida in New York, 1946; printed 2006. Carbon pigment print, image: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Emily Winthrop Miles Fund, 2010.80. © Nickolas Muray Photo Archives. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

One: Egúngún

February 8–August 18, 2019

Yorùbá artist. Egúngún Masquerade Dance Costume (paka egúngún), circa 1920–48. Lekewọgbẹ compound, Ògbómọ̀ṣọ́, Ọ̀yọ́ State, Nigeria. Cotton, wool, wood, silk, synthetic textiles (including viscose rayon and acetate), indigo dye, and aluminum, 58 x 7 x 70 in. (147.32 x 17.78 x 177.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of Sam Hilu, 1998.125. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Kwang Young Chun: Aggregations

November 16, 2018–July 28, 2019

Kwang Young Chun (born Hongchun, South Korea, 1944). Aggregation 17–NV089, 2017. Mixed media with Korean mulberry paper, 723/4 x 633/4 in. (184.8 x 162 cm). Courtesy of Young Hwan Jeong

One: Do Ho Suh

October 12, 2018–May 5, 2019

Do Ho Suh (born Seoul, South Korea, 1962). The Perfect Home II, 2003. Translucent nylon. Brooklyn Museum; Gift of Lawrence B. Benenson, 2017.46. (Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin Gallery)

Syria, Then and Now: Stories from Refugees a Century Apart

October 13, 2018–January 13, 2019

Small Vase (detail). Raqqa, Syria. Ayyubid period, 13th century. Ceramic, 43/4 x 43/4 x 41/4 in. (12 x 12 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic B. Pratt, 36.944. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Deborah Kass, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Hank Willis Thomas

October 3, 2018–July 14, 2019

Exterior installation view, Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Deborah Kass, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Hank Willis Thomas (visible: OY/YO, Deborah Kass; DO NOT DISAPPEAR INTO SILENCE, Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine). Brooklyn Museum, October 3, 2018–June 30, 2019. © 2018 Deborah Kass/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado)

Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection

August 23, 2018–March 31, 2019

Wendy Red Star (Apsáalooke (Crow), born 1981). Alaxchiiaahush / Many War Achievements / Plenty Coups, 2014, from the series 1880 Crow Peace Delegation. Pigment print on paper, from digitally reproduced and artist-manipulated photograph by C.M. (Charles Milton) Bell, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution, 25 × 17 in. (63.5 × 43.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Gift of Loren G. Lipson, M.D., TL2018.8.5a–b. © Wendy Red Star. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado, Brooklyn Museum)

Rob Wynne: FLOAT

June 6, 2018–March 3, 2019

Rob Wynne (American, born 1950). Installation view of EXTRA LIFE, 2018. Poured and mirrored glass, 160 x 300 in. (406.4 x 762 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Gavlak, Los Angeles/Palm Beach. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado, Brooklyn Museum)

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

September 14, 2018–February 3, 2019

Barkley Hendricks (American, 1945–2017). Blood (Donald Formey), 1975. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 72 x 501/2 in. (182.9 x 128.3 cm). Courtesy of Dr. Kenneth Montague | The Wedge Collection, Toronto. © Estate of Barkley L. Hendricks. Courtesy of the artist’s estate and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado, Brooklyn Museum)

The Brooklyn Della Robbia

Long-Term Installation

Giovanni della Robbia (Italian, Florentine, 1469–1529/30). The Resurrection of Christ, circa 1520–25. Glazed terracotta, 683/4 x 1431/2 x 13 in. (174.6 x 364.5 x 33 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of A. Augustus Healy, 99.5

William Trost Richards: Experiments in Watercolor

March 15–September 9, 2018

William Trost Richards (American, 1833–1905). Woodland Boulders, circa 1877–78. Transparent and opaque watercolors over graphite on gray/green, moderately thick, smooth textured wove paper, Sheet: 101/16 x 147/16 in. (25.6 x 36.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William T. Brewster through the National Academy of Design, 53.228

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu

May 18–November 25, 2018

Cecilia Vicuña (born 1948, Santiago, Chile). Skyscraper Quipu (Incan quipu performance, New York), 2006. Rephotographed 2018. Cotton, dimensions variable. Collection of the artist. © Cecilia Vicuña. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong. (Photo: Matthew Herrmann)

David Levine: Some of the People, All of the Time

May 24–July 8, 2018

Actor performing monologue in David Levine: Some of the People, All of the Time. Photo taken 5/23/18. (Photo: Rachel Papo, courtesy of Brooklyn Museum)

One Basquiat

January 26–March 11, 2018

Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960–1988). Untitled, 1982. Acrylic, spray paint, and oilstick on canvas, 721/8 x 681/8 in. (183.2 x 173 cm). Collection of Yusaku Maezawa. © Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985

April 13–July 22, 2018

Sylvia Palacios Whitman (born Chile, 1941; lives and works in the United States). Passing Through, Sonnabend Gallery, 1977. Documentation of performance; photographer: Babette Mangolte. Photograph, 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm). Courtesy of Babette Mangolte. © 1977 Babette Mangolte (all rights of reproduction reserved)

Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys

December 1, 2017–June 17, 2018

Ahmed Mater (Saudi, born 1979). Still from Leaves Fall in All Seasons, 2013. Video, color, sound, 19 min. 57 sec. Courtesy of the artist. © Ahmed Mater

David Bowie is

March 2–July 15, 2018

Photograph from the album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, 1973. Photograph by Brian Duffy. Photo Duffy © Duffy Archive & The David Bowie Archive

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze

November 17, 2017–April 22, 2018

Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917). Pierre de Wiessant, Monumental Nude, 1886, cast 1983. Cast by Fonderie de Coubertin, Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse. Bronze, 781/4 x 443/4 x 361/2 in. (198.8 x 113.7 x 92.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of the B. Gerald Cantor Collection, 86.310. (Photo: Justin Van Soest)

The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America

July 26–October 8, 2017

Shirah Dedman, Phoebe Dedman, and Luz Myles visiting Shreveport, Louisiana, where in 1912 their relative Thomas Miles, Sr., was lynched. 2017. (Photo: Rog Walker and Bee Walker for the Equal Justice Initiative)

Arts of Korea

December 15, 2017

Ewer in the Shape of a Lotus Bud. Korea, Goryeo dynasty, first half 12th century. Carved stoneware with slip decoration under celadon glaze, 97/8 x 91/2  x 51/2 in. (25.1 x 24.1 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Darwin R. James III, 56.138.1a–b. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo

September 8, 2017–January 7, 2018

Details: Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828). The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (reproduced in black and white), from The Caprices (Los Caprichos), 1797–98. Brooklyn Museum; A. Augustus Healy Fund, Frank L. Babbott Fund, and Carll H. de Silver Fund, 37.33.8. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado, Brooklyn Museum); Sergei Eisenstein (Russian, 1898–1948). Still from Alexander Nevsky, 1938. Gosfilmofond (National Film Foundation of Russian Federation); Robert Longo (American, born 1953). Untitled (Raft at Sea), 2017. © Robert Longo, Private European Collection. (Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York)

Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt

September 29, 2017–January 21, 2018

Baboon Appliqué from an Animal Mummy. Possibly from Saqqara, Egypt. Ptolemaic Period, 305–30 B.C.E. Linen, 51/2 x 23/8 in. (14.2 x 5.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.272E. (Photo: Gavin Ashworth, Brooklyn Museum)

Roots of “The Dinner Party”: History in the Making

October 20, 2017–March 4, 2018

Judy Chicago Designing the Entry Banners for “The Dinner Party,1978. Courtesy of Through the Flower Archive

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85

April 21–September 17, 2017

Jan van Raay (American, born 1942). Faith Ringgold (right) and Michele Wallace (middle) at Art Workers Coalition Protest, Whitney Museum, 1971. Digital C-print. Courtesy of Jan van Raay, Portland, OR, 305–37. © Jan van Raay

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern

March 3–July 23, 2017

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946). Georgia O’Keeffe, circa 1920–22. Gelatin silver print, 41/2 x 31/2 in. (11.4 x 9 cm). Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, N.M.; Gift of The Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation, 2003.01.006. © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Infinite Blue

November 25, 2016–August 4, 2019

Joseph Kosuth (American, born 1945). 276 (On Color Blue), 1993. Neon tubing, transformer, and electrical wires, 30 x 162 in. (76.2 x 411.48 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Mary Smith Dorward Fund, 1992.215. © 2016 Joseph Kosuth / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt

Long-Term Installation

Amarna King, circa 1352–1336 B.C.E. Limestone, paint, gold leaf, 83/8 x 17/8 in. (21.3 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 29.34. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Iggy Pop Life Class by Jeremy Deller

November 4, 2016–June 18, 2017

Iggy Pop Life Class by Jeremy Deller. Organized by the Brooklyn Museum, February 21, 2016. (Photo: Elena Olivo, © Brooklyn Museum)

Philippe Parreno: My Room Is Another Fish Bowl

October 5–November 20, 2016

Philippe Parreno (French, born Algeria 1964). My Room Is Another Fish Bowl, 2016. Mylar and helium, overall dimensions vary. Installation view of IF THIS THEN ELSE at Gladstone Gallery, New York, March 5–April 16, 2016. © Philippe Parreno. Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels. (Photo: David Regen)

A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism at the Brooklyn Museum

Jan van Raay (American, born 1942). Faith Ringgold (right) and Michele Wallace (middle) at Art Workers Coalition Protest, Whitney Museum, 1971. Digital C-print. Courtesy of Jan van Raay, Portland, OR, 305–37. © Jan van Raay

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

November 4, 2016–May 7, 2017

Marilyn Minter (American, born 1948). Blue Poles, 2007. Enamel on metal, 60 x 72 in. (152.4 x 182.9 cm). Private collection, Switzerland

Beverly Buchanan—Ruins and Rituals

October 21, 2016–March 5, 2017

Beverly Buchanan (American, 1940–2015). Untitled (Double Portrait of Artist with Frustula Sculpture) (detail), n.d. Black-and-white photograph with original paint marks, 81/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm). Private collection. © Estate of Beverly Buchanan

American Art

April 21, 2016–December 20, 2020

Loïs Mailou Jones (American, 1905–1998). Dans un Café à Paris (Leigh Whipper), 1939. Oil on canvas, 36 × 29 in. (91.4 × 73.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Brooklyn Museum Fund for African American Art and gift of Auldlyn Higgins Williams and E.T. Williams, Jr., 2012.1. © Estate of Loïs Mailou Jones, Loïs Mailou Jones Pierre-Noel Trust. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)

Ancient Egyptian Art

Long-Term Installation

Amunhotep III (detail), circa 1390–1352 B.C.E. Possibly from Thebes. Wood, gilded, Total height: 1038 in. (26.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 48.28. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado, Brooklyn Museum)

European Art

April 8, 2016–July 18, 2021

Workshop of Bernardino Luini (Italian, Milanese School, circa 1480–1532). Madonna and Child Enthroned with Angels, mid-16th century. Oil on poplar panel, 963/4 x 541/16 in. (245.7 x 137.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Purchased with funds given by Martin Joost, Frank S. Jones, L. W. Lawrence, Dick S. Ramsay, John T. Underwood, Henry H. Benedict, Herman Stutzer, F. Healy, Horace J. Morse, Luke V. Lockwood, Henry L. Batterman, Edward C. Blum, Frank L. Babbott, William H. Crittenden, W.C. Courtney, Frederic B. Pratt, H.I. Pratt, Alfred T. White, E. LeGrand Beers, C.D. Pratt, C.J. Peabody, Wallace A. Putnam, and A. Augustus Healy, 16.441. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present

July 15, 2016–January 8, 2017

Ken Geiger (American, born 1957). Nigerian Relay Team, Olympics, Barcelona, 1992, printed 2016. Inkjet print, 195/8 x 177/16 in. (49.9 x 44.3 cm). Courtesy of Ken Geiger/The Dallas Morning News

Tom Sachs: Boombox Retrospective, 1999–2016

April 21–August 14, 2016

Tom Sachs (American, born 1966). Model One, 1999. Mixed media, 32 x 41 x 14 in. (81.3 x 104.1 x 35.6 cm). Collection of Philip and Shelley Fox Aarons, New York. Courtesy of the artist

Disguise: Masks and Global African Art

April 29–September 18, 2016

Zina Saro-Wiwa (British/Nigerian, born 1976). The Invisible Man (detail), 2015. Pigmented inkjet print, 28 ¾ x 44 in. (73 x 111.8 cm). Seattle Art Museum, Commission, 2015. Courtesy of the artist. © Zina Saro-Wiwa

This Place

February 12–June 5, 2016

Wendy Ewald (American, born 1951). At Home, photograph by Amal, Negev Desert, 2012. Archival pigment ink print mounted on aluminum, 53/8 x 678 in. (13.7 x 17.5 cm). © Wendy Ewald, all rights reserved

Ai Weiwei: LEGO Collection Point

October 29–November 29, 2015

Ai Weiwei (Chinese, b. 1957). Single-Panel Portrait of Ai Weiwei, 2014. Plastic LEGO, 15 x 15 in. (38.1 x 38.1 cm). Image courtesy of the FOR-SITE Foundation, San Francisco

Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull)

November 20, 2015–August 21, 2016

Stephen Powers paints at ICY SIGNS, Brooklyn, 2014. © Matthew Kuborn

Forever Coney: Photographs from the Brooklyn Museum Collection

November 20, 2015–March 13, 2016

Stephen Salmieri (American, born 1945). Coney Island, 1971. Gelatin silver photograph, image: 8 × 1018 in. (20.3 × 25.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Edward Klein, 82.201.48. ©Stephen Salmieri. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis, Brooklyn Museum)


December 11, 2015–August 7, 2016

Dread Scott (American, born 1965). Performance still from On the Impossibility of Freedom in a Country Founded on Slavery and Genocide, 2014. Pigment print, 22 × 30 in. (55.9 × 76.2 cm). Project produced by More Art. Collection of the artist, Brooklyn. © Dread Scott. (Photo: Mark Von Holden Photography. © Dread Scott)

I See Myself in You: Selections from the Collection

August 26, 2015–February 26, 2017

Titus Kaphar (American, born 1976) The Jerome Project (My Loss), 2014. Oil, gold leaf, and tar on wood panel, each 7612 x 5912 x 334 in. (194.3 × 151.1 × 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, William K. Jacobs, Jr. Fund, 2015.7a–b. © Titus Kaphar. Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, 2015

Women of York: “Shared Dining”

August 7–September 13, 2015

Lisette. Phyllis Porter Place Setting, from the series Shared Dining, by Women of York, 2015. Courtesy of Susan Meiselas/Three Guineas Fund Project. Photo: © Susan Meiselas

Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008

November 20, 2015–March 13, 2016

Harvey Stein (American, born 1941). The Hug: Closed Eyes and Smile, 1982. Digital, inkjet archival print, 13 × 19 in. (33 × 48.3 cm). Collection of the artist. © Harvey Stein, 2011

Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

October 2, 2015–January 3, 2016

Francisco Oller (Puerto Rican, 1833–1917). Still Life with Coconuts (Naturaleza muerta con cocos), circa 1893. Oil on canvas, 2734 x 4414 in. (70.5 × 112.4 cm), framed. Private collection, New Jersey


June 10, 2015–March 27, 2016

KAWS (American, born 1974). ALONG THE WAY, 2013. Wood, 216 × 176 × 120 in. (548.6 × 447 × 304.8 cm) overall. Brooklyn Museum; Gift in honor of Arnold Lehman, TL2015.27a–b. © KAWS, courtesy of the Mary Boone Gallery. (Photo: Adam Reich, courtesy of the Mary Boone Gallery, New York)

Kara Walker: “African Boy Attendant Curio (Bananas)”

May 20–November 1, 2015

Kara Walker (American, b. 1969). African Boy Attendant Curio with Molasses and Brown Sugar, from “The Marvelous Sugar Baby” Installation at the old Domino Sugar Factory Warehouse (Bananas), 2014. Cast pigmented polyester resin with polyurethane coating with molasses and brown sugar, 5912 x 20 × 19 in. (151.1 × 50.8 × 48.3 cm). Edition of 5. © Kara Walker. (Photo: Jason Wyche)

FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds

July 10–October 4, 2015

The FAILE & BÄST Deluxx Fluxx Arcade, New York, 2010. Courtesy of the artists. © FAILE. (Photo: FAILE)

The Rise of Sneaker Culture

July 10–October 4, 2015

Nike. Air Jordan I, 1985. Nike Archives. (Photo: Ron Wood. Courtesy American Federation of Arts/Bata Shoe Museum)

Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence

May 1–November 8, 2015

Zanele Muholi (South African, b. 1972). Faces and Phases installed at dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany, 2012. (Photo: © Anders Sune Berg)

Diverse Works: Director’s Choice, 1997–2015

April 15–August 2, 2015

Grey Area (Brown version), 1993. Fred Wilson (American, b. 1954). Paint, plaster, and wood; five busts, each: 1834 x 9 × 13 in. (47.6 × 22.9 × 33 cm); overall: 20 × 84 in. (50.8 × 213.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Bequest of William K. Jacobs, Jr., and bequest of Richard J. Kempe, by exchange, 2008.6a–j. (Photo: Sarah DeSantis and Jonathan Dorado, Brooklyn Museum) 

Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks

April 3–August 23, 2015

Tamra Davis (American, b. 1962). Still from A Conversation with Basquiat, 2006. 23 min., 22 sec. © Tamra Davis. Courtesy of the artist. By permission of the Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, all rights reserved. Photo: Jonathan Dorado, Brooklyn Museum

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic

February 20–May 24, 2015

Kehinde Wiley (American, b. 1977). Shantavia Beale II, 2012. Oil on canvas, 60 × 48 in. (152.4 × 121.9 cm). Collection of Ana and Lenny Gravier. © Kehinde Wiley. (Photo: Jason Wyche, courtesy of Sean Kelly, New York)

Chitra Ganesh: Eyes of Time

December 12, 2014–July 12, 2015

Chitra Ganesh (American, born 1975). Eyes of Time (detail), 2014. Mixed-media wall mural. Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco. © Chitra Ganesh. Photo: Jonathan Dorado, Brooklyn Museum

19th-Century Modern

Guilmet Cie (active 1861–1910). Five-Piece Clock Garniture, circa 1885. Silvered bronze, 914 x 412 x 412 in. (23.5 × 11.4 × 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marcus S. Friedlander, by exchange, 2009.49.1-5

Judith Scott—Bound and Unbound

October 24, 2014–March 29, 2015

Judith Scott (American, 1943‒2005). Untitled, 2004. Fiber and found objects, 28 × 15 × 27 in. (71.1 × 38.1 × 68.6 cm). The Smith-Nederpelt Collection. © Creative Growth Art Center. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)