Discovering the Brooklyn Museum

Before I went back to DC to end my recent New York City trip, I had just enough time to fit in a visit to the Brooklyn Museum. I was expected the museum to be full of Brooklyn’s history, with artifacts from the Revolutionary War and other important historical periods. Instead, I discovered the Brooklyn Museum is an impressive art museum with collections covering everthing from Egyptian art to contemporary photography. They had a temporary exhibit on female Pop Art that was fascinating. It’s an area of Pop Art that has been long overlooked.

Here’s a Pop Art piece making fun of John Wayne:

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Money signs would light up at regular intervals in this Pop Art piece:

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And in other part of the museum, a beautiful stained-glass window with a Christian theme:

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Here’s a piece from their impressive Asian collection:

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To see the rest of the Flickr photo set click here.

Matthew Dailey

Web developer, photographer, and Photoshop user.