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Nickolas Muray (American, born Hungary, 1892–1965). Frida with Idol, 1939. Carbon print, 11 ¼ × 16 ¼ in. (28.6 × 41.3 cm). Courtesy of Nickolas Muray Photo Archives. © Nickolas Muray Photo Archives

Five sublime pieces at Brooklyn Museum’s Frida Kahlo exhibit, opening today

February 8 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Frosted Pink Lightning. That was her nail polish. The bottle is vivid red, actually — the same color as the lace-up boots she rocked with her prosthetic leg. Welcome to Frida Kahlo’s world. At the Brooklyn Museum, you can see photos of the world-famous artist at age 4. Her cosmetics. Her clothes. Film footage of […]

Winterfest, the advertised 40,000-square-foot "world of holiday joy and wonder" behind the Brooklyn Museum has turned out to be anything but merry, according to customers and vendors. Eagle photo by Todd Maisel

Winterfest Fiasco: Organizers ignore refund requests from customers

December 18 | Scott Enman Brooklyn Daily Eagle

  The hosts of Winterfest will likely be receiving coal in their stockings this year. What was advertised as a 40,000-square-foot “world of holiday joy and wonder” behind the Brooklyn Museum has turned out to be anything but merry, according to peeved patrons and vendors, who likened the failed holiday attraction to a scam. Melanie […]

Peeved patrons and vendors are likening the failed holiday attraction to a scam.

Vendors complain about organizers of ‘Winterfest’ at Brooklyn Museum

December 14 | Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It’s not only customers who are feeling cheated by the Winterfest holiday attraction behind the Brooklyn Museum. Some vendors, who paid thousands to sell their wares at the temporary marketplace, also say they are feeling scammed by Winterfest’s organizers. Winterfest opened on Nov. 23 and is scheduled through Dec. 31. The press release announcing its […]