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Crossing Brooklyn iBookArt from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond

Published by GILES

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Format — iOS (iPad only)

Price — UK£8.49/US$12.99

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Unique to this digital edition, readers may preview a selection of video artworks, enlarge images, and annotate the exhibition catalogue.

Available from Apple iBookstore and iTunestore here

About the Book

A major survey featuring more than 100 works by 35 artists or collectives who live and/or work in Brooklyn,Crossing Brooklyn features artwork in virtually every medium—including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation, video, and performance, and some pieces that defy categorization. This fully illustrated catalogue includes a roundtable conversation among long-time Brooklyn artists Coco Fusco, Byron Kim, Wangechi Mutu, Thomas Roma, Fred Tomaselli, and Martha Wilson discussing the evolution of the visual arts in a borough that contains one of the highest concentrations of artists in the world.

About the Author(s)

Eugenie Tsai is the John and Barbara Vogelstein Curator of Contemporary Art, and Managing Curator, Contemporary Art, at the Brooklyn Museum. She joined the museum in 2007 and since then has organized such exhibitions as Lee Mingwei: “The Moving Garden” (2011); Sanford Biggers: Sweet Funk—An Introspective (2011); the Raw/Cooked series devoted to emerging Brooklyn artists (2011‒13); and Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic (opening in 2015). Previously she was Director of Curatorial Affairs at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center in Queens, New York. She has also been Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Independently, she organized Robert Smithson, which received the International Association of Art Critics’ first place award for the best monographic exhibition of 2005. Dr. Tsai received a B.A. from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.

Rujeko Hockley is Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum. Her interests include modern and contemporary art, with a particular focus on Conceptual and other avant-garde practices, social movements, and the African Diaspora. She is a Ph.D. candidate in the Visual Arts department at the University of California, San Diego. Prior to her candidacy, Hockley worked as Curatorial Assistant at the Studio Museum in Harlem (2005–7). She has also organized exhibitions and programs at various independent spaces in San Diego and New York, and has written broadly on contemporary art. She received her B.A. in Art History from Columbia University.