Archive for June, 2012

Cecilia W Doe Fw: Works on Paper > Invite and Press Release attached

June 18, 2012

Works on Paper NYC Press Release-1.pdf

MA students: MoMA job for curatorial assistant

June 14, 2012

Brooklyn Museum Opening – Raw/Cooked Event

June 11, 2012

June 29 – September 9, 2012
Elevator Lobbies- Floors 2-5

The fifth exhibition in the Raw/Cooked series presents the work of Sunset Park-based artist Ulrike Müller. With the goal of starting a conversation on the lesbian feminist movement and examining the visibility of queer bodies within mainstream culture and the Museum, Müller orchestrated a collaborative drawing project based on the inventory list of the feminist T-shirt collection at the Lesbian Herstory Archives in Park Slope, Brooklyn. She distributed textual T-shirt descriptions to feminists, queer artists, and other interested New Yorkers, and asked that they translate these texts into new images. Her exhibition includes one hundred drawings from this project. Additionally, she used symbolic lesbian, feminist, and queer terms from the inventory as search criteria to mine the Museum’s online collection. Through the display of approximately one hundred of the collaborative drawings and nearly twenty-five Museum collection objects in the Luce Center for American Art’s Elevator Lobby and elsewhere in the Museum, Müller creates a visual dialogue among contemporary queer culture, the Museum, and the history of feminist activism.

Müller graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. She was recommended for Raw/Cooked by advisory board member Amy Sillman.

Raw/Cooked is a major Brooklyn Museum initiative showcasing under-the-radar Brooklyn artists. Please RSVP to our Special Events department at special.events@brooklynmuseum.org

reminder.. mark your calendars for the BC MFA reception this thurdsay!

June 10, 2012

Hi all,

The show looks wonderful.

Please come and support these wonderful artists:
Address: 250 West 26th Street (4th floor). Opening reception- June 14th, from 6-8pm.

There are gallery hours all week as well….

Best,
jenn

Professor Ball at the Met

June 8, 2012

I will be speaking at an event at the Met next Friday, June 15 called Ornamention in the Mediterranean World.  This event is open to the public, but unlike my usual free gallery talks, this one is ticketed.  Please join if you are interested and spread the word.

 


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