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A Guide to NYC Summer Fashion Exhibits

A Guide to NYC Summer Fashion Exhibits

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Whether you’re down with the ‘60s hippie vibe or would rather reminisce about the sparkly styles of the Prohibition era, there’s a fashion exhibit popping up this summer that’ll peak your interest. Here’s a lineup of the best exhibits to check out around the city during your newfound free t...

Marilyn Minter Turns Beauty Conventions on Their Head

Marilyn Minter Turns Beauty Conventions on Their Head

By Christina Cacouris, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

As one might expect, Marilyn Minter's new show "Pretty/Dirty" at the Brooklyn Museum plays on beauty standards — but it does much, much more.

Tom Sachs Brings the Beat to the Brooklyn Museum with Boombox Retrospective

Tom Sachs Brings the Beat to the Brooklyn Museum with Boombox Retrospective

By Angela Dizon, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Tom Sachs makes sculptures out of boomboxes in a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.

The Weekend: September 18-20

The Weekend: September 18-20

By Linda Yang, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2015


Filed under Features

Roundup of the top events for the weekend of September 18-20.

New exhibit showcases the world of shoes

By Kari Sonde, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

"Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe" at the Brooklyn Museum celebrates the history of high heels.

Range of fall shows graces New York museums

Range of fall shows graces New York museums

By Alex Greenberger, Arts Editor

August 24, 2014


Filed under Arts

After a summer dominated by Jeff Koons’ high-meets-low kitsch antics and Kara Walker’s sphinx-mammy sugar sculpture, it was easy to forget that there was hope for artists who lay outside the canon. A wave of Latin American art exhibitions brought a much-anticipated Lygia Clark show to the Muse...

Top 5 underrated NYC museums to explore

Top 5 underrated NYC museums to explore

February 6, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Features

Some of the greatest museums in New York City are not the big-name tourist attractions. Visitors love the MOMA and the Museum of Natural History, but this semester, expand your education by grabbing some friends and checking out some of these smaller, under-the-radar museums.  The Cloisters ...

Tim Gunn, Valerie Steele together in conversation at Brooklyn Museum

Tim Gunn, Valerie Steele together in conversation at Brooklyn Museum

January 31, 2014


Filed under Features

Sitting pristinely in his dapper suit, Tim Gunn shared some conversational words of wisdom with fashion studies pioneer Valerie Steele at the Brooklyn Museum on Thursday, Jan. 30. Gunn and Steele’s “In Conversation” event provided an inside look into the reality that is the fashion world, discussing the th...