“This Place” at Brooklyn Museum

12 photographers share hundreds of images from years in Israel and the West Bank

There is no way to visually capture the complex essence of Israel and the West Bank. Any gargantuan portrayal would veer in the direction of the photographer’s experience, background and lens. This isn’t what Brooklyn Museum’s “This Place”—an exhibition of 600 photographs by 12 artists taken between 2009 and 2012—attempts to do. Rather, its depth aims to share unique visions from acclaimed photographers that demonstrate …

Interview: Stephen ESPO Powers on Brooklyn Museum’s Coney Island Extravaganza

Three exhibitions across different galleries depict the wonder, charm and entrepreneurial spirit of NYC's beach scene

Across an impressive three shows (opening today, 20 November 2015) Brooklyn Museum showcases the charm, spirit, strangeness and seediness that is New York’s Coney Island. “Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008” displays 140 diverse works—from paintings of the seaside during the 1870s to Depression-era artworks to current-day creations by the likes of Swoon and NYC graffiti writing royalty Daze. Another show “Forever Coney: …