The centerpiece of Swoon's site-specific Brooklyn Museum show is a massive 60-foot tree, draped with layered and impossibly long fabrics dyed in rich earth tones and crowned with intricately cut white paper foliage, erected in the center of the museum's massive, skylit, fifth-floor rotunda.Read more »
A Butterfly for Brooklyn is the capstone event of what Judy Chicago refers to as her year-long "national retrospective." This year, the artist has shows at the Mana Contemporary, Harvard's Schlesinger Library, the Palmer Museum in Pennsylvania, the Oakland Museum of California, and several others around the country.Read more »
The new york artist's potent charcoal works have long transformed drawing into a mix of cinema, sculpture, and social science. For his bold, double-pronged project opening this month, the iconic draftsman taps the vein of American identity—tracing the history of its artists and kings.Read more »
At tonight's Brooklyn Artists Ball to benefit the Brooklyn Museum, the centerpiece exhibition will be just that—a literal centerpiece exhibition, featuring tablescapes created by 16 artists and designed variously to make gala-goers' dinner experiences more thoughtful, playful, creative, and mind-blowing.