The Brooklyn Museum released a preview of its upcoming 2019 schedule on Monday, highlighting four major exhibitions coming to Brooklyn.
Brooklynites can look forward to the recently announced Frida Kahlo exhibit, the first-ever exhibition of 20th-century photographer Garry Winogrand’s color work, as well as an artistic commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. will also be visible From Rembrandt to Picasso: five centuries of European works on paper.
The biggest Frida Kahlo exhibition of the last decade will be presented from February 8 to May 12. Frida Kahlo: Appearances can be deceiving will be the first U.S. exhibition to feature more than 100 personal Kahlo items from Casa Azul, the artist’s home in Mexico City, the museum announced.
At Garry Winogrand’s Color, from May 3 to August 18, is the very first exhibition dedicated to the artist’s almost forgotten color photographs. Winogrand, one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, was best known for his black-and-white images that pioneered an “aesthetic of the snapshot” in contemporary art. However, between the early 1950s and late 1960s, Winogrand also produced over 45,000 color slides.
A slideshow installation comprising over 400 previously unseen or previously unseen photographs explores the artist’s experimentations with color. The exhibition also includes rotating projections of the lushly colored photographs Winogrand took in New York and across the United States in the 1950s and 1960s.
“Nobody Promised You Tomorrow”: Art 50 Years After Stonewall will be visible from May 3 to December 8 and feature over 20 New York-based LGBTQ+ artists born after the 1969 Stonewall Uprising.
Borrowing its title from the unifying words of transgender artist Marsha P. Johnson, “Nobody promised you tomorrow” commemorates the 50th anniversary of the rebellion by exploring its legacy in contemporary art and culture. The exhibition aims to broaden understanding of the Stonewall uprising beyond the image of protesters in the streets to consider the acts of daily care that underpin public activism. Featured artists include Mark Aguhar, Felipe Baeza, David Antonio Cruz, Mohammed Fayaz, Juliana Huxtable, Linda LaBeija, Elle Pérez, Tuesday Smillie, Tourmaline and Sasha Wortzel, among others.
From Rembrandt to Picasso: five centuries of European works on paper celebrates masterpieces from the museum’s collection, many of which are on display for the first time. The exhibition, on view from June 21 to October 13, will feature intimate portraits, social satire, vivid landscapes and more.
The exhibition will include over 120 works by Rosa Bonheur, Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Albrecht Dürer, Paul Gauguin, Francisco Goya, Vincent van Gogh, William Hogarth, Käthe Kollwitz, Édouard Manet, Berthe Morisot, Giovanni Battista Piranesi and Henri de Toulouse – Lautrec, among others.
“We are extremely excited about a slate of exhibitions next season that underpin our mission to be a catalyst for courageous conversations about art and our world,” said Anne Pasternak, Director of Shelby. White and Leon Levy, Brooklyn Museum.
For more information on current and upcoming exhibitions, go here.
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