May, 2011

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“Inventing Brooklyn- People, Places and Progress” at Brooklyn Historical Society

image-2103Fourteen local teens curated the exhibition Inventing Brooklyn: People, Places and Progress at the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS). The exhibit traces the evolution of Brooklyn into the place we know today. From Native American roots and Dutch colonial influences to icons such as the Brooklyn Bridge and the Dodgers, Inventing Brooklyn examines how various people,...

Barbara Ensor: Primordial Hybrids at The Old Stone House

image-2076Creatures part human and part animal gaze out from carved frames in Primordial Hybrids, an exhibit of three dozen new silhouettes on paper by Barbara Ensor. “He had climbed out of the primeval muck,” “She was not like the others” and other wry comments are written below in civilized antiquarian hand, but with enough tics...

John Lloyd and Jane Talcott: Brooklyn Town and Country

image-2077John Lloyd and Jane Talcott Brooklyn Town and Country June 1 – June 29, 2011 Reception Thursday, June 2nd, 6 – 8 PM John Lloyd and Jane Talcott will exhibit new oil paintings of Brooklyn neighborhoods at Starbucks on Seventh Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Entitled “Brooklyn Town and Country”, the exhibit opens June 1st...

Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Line-Up

image-2039Brooklyn, NY [May 2011] – Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) is proud to announce the film line up for its annual festival, themed PLOT. The competitive event will run from June 3rd through 12th at indieScreen and Brooklyn Heights Cinema. BFF will present over 100 film premieres that were selected from over 2,400 submissions coming from...

Art in Brooklyn Update

Art in Brooklyn is expanding! I'm working on updating the site to carry even more arts coverage by combining my two sites: ArtinBrooklyn.com and ArtinNewYorkCity.com. The volume of posts is going to slow down temporarily during the transition to the new site BUT even greater things are on the way!

From Africa to Brooklyn: From Great to Great at MoCADA

image-2042From Africa to Brooklyn: From Great to Great May 26, 2011 to June 26, 2011 Artists in School Exhibition Organized by: Ruby Amanze Opening reception: Thursday May 26, 2011 4:00-6:00 PM The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) proudly presents the 2011 student exhibition From Africa to Brooklyn: From Great to Great. This exhibition...

An Artist’s Talk with Nancy Grimes

image-2057An Artist’s Talk with Nancy Grimes Tuesday, May 24 6:30 pm Brooklyn Artists Gym 168 7th Street, 3rd Floor (Intercom #35) 718-858-9069 Suggested Donation $5 Please RSVP to info@brooklynartistsgym.com Biography Nancy Grimes grew up and studied in the Midwest. In Chicago, she was co-founder of the artists’ space, West Hubbard Gallery. She moved to New...