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December, 2015

Santa paws: Pose with this adorable dog for your howl-iday photos

Art: Get snug with a pug for the holidays! Comment

November, 2015

Sign here: Exhibit pays tribute to Coney Island banners

Art: It’s a sign of the times — and of the place. Comment

‘Oy’ to the world! New sculpture speaks from Brooklyn Bridge Park

Art: Yo, Brooklyn, whassup? Comments (6)

‘Shaft’ of light: Stained glass Isaac Hayes part of ‘Power of Pop’ exhibit

Art: The Soul Man gets illuminated. Comment

A double take: ‘Pablo Matisse’ riffs off two great painters

Art: Get two for the price of one! Comment

October, 2015

Old Master is new to you: Exhibit spotlights the ‘Missing Impressionist’

Art: It is time for this artist to make an impression! Comment

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Talking tour: Writers create stories out of visual art show

Art: Visual art gets a voice this week. Comments (2)

Good enough to eat! Artist dishes up lip-smacking paintings

Art: Forget fruit in a bowl — still life is better on a bun! Comment

G’wan down: Check out these other Gowanus-area artists

Art: Check out these other Gowanus-area artists! Comment

Galley cats! Talk dives into feline seafaring history

Art: Don’t call them sea dogs! Comment

September, 2015

Art of war: Long-empty naval hospital displays conflict photos

Art: It’s not your typical hospital art. Comment

Stick in the past: Exhibit looks back to Brooklyn’s forgotten hockey team

Art: Before the Islanders, we had the Brooklyn Americans. Comments (1)

Art of work: Exhibit tackles income inequality

Art: This is art that gets involved. Comment

Gilmore ghouls: Slope artist imagines awkward teens as literal monsters

Art: Talk about awkward teens! Comment

Pier into the past: Photo exhibit uncovers waterfront history

Art: This show is unpacking the past. Comments (4)

August, 2015

Fun-size photography: Instagram stars shoot mini models

Art: It’s a shoebox photo shoot! Comment

Truth feller: Honest artist tries to bridge cultural gaps

Art: The truth is up there. Comment

July, 2015

Disability visibility: ‘Cripfest’ reclaims the word

Art: Don’t diss their ability! Comments (4)

They cover bands: Art show reinvents classic album covers

Art: It’s a new record! Comment

Bearly there: Photographer documents a dying tradition

Art: They are images that bear watching. Comment

Lay on hands: Interactive art show features trashy altars

Art: This show has a touch of the divine. Comment

Art in Fluxx: Interactive exhibit opens at Brooklyn Museum

Art: Video has not killed the sculpture star. Comment

Hands-on experience: Park sculpture says ‘Please Touch the Art’

June, 2015

Afro-centric! Photo show celebrates natural hair

Art: This show has locks to love. Comments (3)

The Hole story: Photo exhibit focuses on derelict section of Brooklyn

Art: It is a hole ’nother world. Comments (5)

Trace the music

Art: Call her the artist from Down Under — the Manhattan Bridge. Comment

Teenage wasteland: Students curate an exhibit about Brooklyn’s sewer system

Art: A group of teens have uncovered the secrets of the sewers. Comments (6)

Rogues’ galleries: Studios open their doors for Bushwick Open Studios

Weird Art: It is the art and soul of Brooklyn’s creative scene. Comments (1)

May, 2015

Totally wired! Hackers throwing party robot-themed art party

Weird Art: Actual robots will be in attendance. Comments (1)

Frame job: Brooklyn Museum names new director

Art: Anne Pasternak, who is currently the president and artistic director of public arts organization Creative Time, will take over from Arnold Lehman in September. Comment

Knife on Mars: Artists need your help improving space food

Weird Art: Two artists have built a test kitchen in a Williamsburg gallery, where you can create food for an expedition to Mars. Comment

New venue to class up Williamsburg music options

Art: A new Williamsburg music venue is promising to bring a robust classical and avant garde music lineup to the neighborhood. Comments (2)

Africa’s top contemporary art coming to Red Hook

Art: Manhattan’s fancy contemporary art fair Frieze is this weekend, but you can save the ferry fare, because Brooklyn is having its own fancy contemporary art fair Comment

UPDATED: Cops free Snowden statue after rogue artists turn themselves in

Art: Two of the artists responsible revealed themselves to police as a former Buzzfeed executive, and a City College of New York adjunct professor. Comments (2)

April, 2015

Hole lotta art! Museum exhibit celebrates Arnold Lehman’s legacy

Art: Art lovers flocked to the Brooklyn Museum on April 15 to toast the museum’s departing president, Arnold Lehman, Comments (7)

War and pieces: Art show explores life in conflict zones

Art: It is the art of war. Comment

Raising the bars: Artist recreates activist’s prison cell

Art: The Central Library is exhibiting a full-scale replica of the six-by-nine-foot jail cell Black Panther activist Herman Wallace lived in for nearly 40 years. Comment

Weird of fortune! Artist creates tarot cards featuring smiling poop

Weird Art: The future is in his hands. Comments (1)

Decked out! Our reporter gets her cards read

Art: Play your cards right and you might just learn what the future holds. Comment

Cartridge world! Painters reimagine classic video games on canvas

Art: It’s no two-bit idea — more like eight bits! Comment

Ready for his closeup: Ridge photographer develops first solo show

Art: It is his first shot at the big time. Comment

Trunk show! Artist paints pictures of celebrities’ butts

The Greatest Story Ever: She likes little pictures of butts and she cannot lie. Comment

Name that butt painting!

Weird Art: Can you identify celebrities based only on a painting of their posterior? Take our quiz and find out! Comments (4)

Cobble Hill photographer captures a disappearing Brooklyn

Art: Take a look now — before it is gone. Comments (5)

March, 2015

Sketch artist: Brooklyn Museum to exhibit Basquiat’s notebooks

Art: Eight of the late Park Slope-born artist’s notebooks will be on display to the public for the first time ever. Comment

Bushwick native uses art and Etch-A-Sketch to fight gentrification

Art: A homegrown Bushwick artist is hoping to etch out some space for her neighborhood’s old school population. Comments (13)

Instant gentrification: Detroiters bristle over Galapagos’s plan for art empire

Art: Former Dumbo arts space Galapagos is barging into the Detroit area like it owns the place and could foster the same kind of gentrification it fled in Brooklyn, according to Motor City artists who are leery of the recent transplant. Comments (14)

Lodge and burn: Bushwick darkroom gets new, wider-angle digs

Art: This Bushwick photography facility is going large-format. Comment

Artist teaches our future robot overlords how to sculpt

Weird Art: In the future, the message will be inside the medium. Comment

Artists destroy their own work for new exhibit

Art: See it while you still can. Comment

Veterans turn their old uniforms into works of art

Art: This is a serious change of clothes. Comments (2)

February, 2015

Artist creates map of Brooklyn out of litter

Art: But she is not trying to trash the borough. Comments (3)

Brooklyn Museum celebrates artist Kehinde Wiley

Art: He is a modern late Renaissance man. Comment

Heroine chic! Gowanus gallery hosts feminist sci-fi art show

Art: Call them wonder women. Comment

Psyche art! Bushwick gallery curates show via personality test

Art: These artists don’t mind being typecast. Comment

An artist is moving his entire bedroom into a Park Slope gallery

Weird Art: It is art irritating life. Comments (1)

Brooklyn’s best humans-as-art projects

Art: Human hamster wheels and live births. Comments (2)

January, 2015

In rumbling color: Gowanus subway tracks backdrop of light show

Art: A Gowanus art group is lighting up the elevated F and G tracks along Ninth Street. Comments (5)

The artwork formerly known as prints

Art: A Greenpoint artist is creating modern works with traditional Japanese printing techniques. Comment

Twisted vista: Artist builds warped sculpture of view from his apartment

Art: Patrick Jacobs wants to bring his audience home — sort of. Comment

Walt-ered states: Art show is inspired by Walter White and Walt Whitman

Art: Heisenberg lives! Comment

Boreum Hill show fuses computer programming with performance

Art: He is the star of the show — and also the theater tech. Comment

Park Sloper makes sci-fi sculptures from old toys

Art: It is a whitewash! Comment

December, 2014

Join the club: Bushwick venue introduces annual memberships

Art: In the new year, forget that gym membership — a scrappy Bushwick music venue is offering an all-access pass that will let indie music fans boogie the calories away. Comment