Special Sub-Topic: The Brooklyn Museum of Art
|From October 2006 to January 2007, the museum hosted "A Photographer's Life," an exhibit of which individual's works?|
Annie Leibovitz. Leibovitz was born in Connecticut in 1949. She has published a number of collections of her work.
|Which artist's exhibit, "Love Has No End," opened at the Brooklyn Museum in February 2008?|
Ghada Amer. Ghada is Egyptian and was born in 1963. Her work includes painting, sculptures, garden designs and multimedia installations.
|One of the paintings in the Asian collection is called "A Cherry Blossom Viewing Picnic." It is considered an early example of 'ukiyo-e' art. A woman in the picture is carrying a branch with something stuck to it. What is on the branch?|
A paper with a poem on it. The poem indicates that the painting has a romantic element to it. "A Cherry Blossom Viewing Picnic" dates to the mid-1600s. The museum's Asian collection also includes pieces such as Chinese Buddhist statues and Korean pottery, among much more.
|What artist's work was featured in the exhibition "Romantic Delusions," which opened at the Brooklyn Museum in September 2008?|
Jesper Just. Jesper Just was born in Denmark in 1974. His collection of short films was the first all-film exhibit to open at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
|What was the title of an exhibit which ran from November 2004 to April 2005 and featured photographs of actress Marilyn Monroe? |
I Wanna be Loved by You. Over 200 photographs of the actress were featured in the exhibit. The pictures were supplied from the collection of Leon and Michaela Constantiner.
|A yarn and metal construct entitled "Mothership 1" dealt with the history of slavery in the United States. What artist created the piece, which was on display at the Brooklyn Museum of Art from 2005 to 2006?|
Xenobia Bailey. The construction, with the subtitle "Sistah Paradise's Great Walls of Fire Revival Tent," was completed in 2002. It was shown at the Brooklyn Museum from August 2005 to March 2006. The tent was augmented with shells.
|An exhibition which ran from September to December 2006, and included works by Kwame Monroe, Sandra Fabara and Michael Tracy, chronicled what controversial type of art?|
Graffiti. The show was called "Graffiti Basics." A 1983 piece, "Mr. Potato Head," was created by Fred Braithwaite. He became better known as musician and MTV host Fab Five Freddy.
|A video piece by the trio of artists Colectivo Shampoo depicted the segments of the D'La Mona Plaza, or Mona Mall, as if they were which of the following?|
Islands in the Caribbean. Colectivo Shampoo consists of Maurice Sanchez, Angel Rosario and Miguel Canaan. They are from the Dominican Republic. In the piece, the directory map of the mall was made to look like an overhead view of two islands.
|Among the museum's many collections is that of the Arts of the Pacific Islands. In it, you will find a Melanesian wood carving depicting a bird standing on a platform. For what purpose was this item used?|
It was part of dances in honor of a deceased person. The "Dance Ornament" was used in an event called the "malagan." This was a celebration held in the memory of a deceased person, and marked the time the person's spirit was supposed to have become accustomed to the afterlife.
|Albert Fehrenbacher built a reconstruction model of what type of structure for the Egyptian collection?|
A temple gateway. The model depicts an Egyptian temple from the Nineteenth Dynasty. The entrance is adorned with guardian sphinx statues and the figure of King Sety I, who has come to give offerings.
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