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Today's the last day to trace the creative lineage of 123 Latina and Latin American women artists in #RadicalWomenBKM. Don't miss your chance to discover the many different ways these pioneering artists used the female body as a means for political and social critique.⠀

Visual Storyteller, @8ballradio host, and @newlatinwave contributor, Melissa Saenz Gordon (@mellyg14k + @teapreciofoto) wraps up our #RadicalWomenBKM nomination series by thanking the exhibition’s co-curators Andrea Giunta (@andreagiunta2017) and Cecilia Fajardo-Hill (@fajardohill) for making this groundbreaking show possible. Although our campaign comes to a close, let’s never stop celebrating the radical women in ours lives—and, remember, she can be your bartender, she can be your bus driver, and she could be you!⠀

Join us this afternoon for a special send off for Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985 with tours led by two of the show's groundbreaking artists. From 1-2 pm Sandra Llano-Mejía and María Evelia Marmolejo will lead visitors through the exhibition while discussing their work on view and their unique approaches to performance. Head to link in bio for tickets. #RadicalWomenBKM ends this Sunday, July 22.⠀

Sandra Llano-Mejía (born Colombia, 1951) In-Pulso (In-Pulse), 1978. Video, color, sound, duration: 30 min. The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Gift of the artist

Maria Hinojosa (@maria_la_hinojosa)—journalist, anchor and executive producer of @npr’s @latinousa—nominates fellow radical woman and writer Sandra Cisneros (@officialsandracisneros) for being a chingona and owning it. Who is a radical woman in your life? #RadicalWomenBKM

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985 presents the work of 123 women artists and collectives active in Latin America and the United States during a key period in the history of the Americas and the development of contemporary art. The artists come from fifteen countries and include emblematic figures as well as significant, if lesser-known, contemporaries. The exhibition is the first survey of radical and feminist art practices both in Latin America and among Latina artists in the United States. Don't miss your chance to see all these radical women in one groundbreaking exhibition. #RadicalWomenBKM closes Sunday, July 22.⠀

First-generation American, visual artist, DJ, and the Museum’s Community Outreach and Tourism Manager, Stephanie Garcia (@screaming_horses) nominates her friend Mirian Masaquiza as a radical women for tirelessly working for the rights and representation of indigenous people across the world. Mirian stays true to her Quechua roots in her role as the Social Affairs Officer for the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at the @unitednations. Who is a radical woman in your life #radicalwomenbkm

Worried about college? Need to get all the coins? Wanna avoid taking a job you hate? Join the @BKMTeens Teen Council and @globalshapersnyc at the Brooklyn Museum to get your life! Hear from adults and teens who are making it happen for themselves. Come through Saturday, July 21st for pizza, a live DJ, and short life and career building workshops on themes of Health + Wellness, Shmoney Moves, and Chasing Your Dreams with @itstracyg @ronalddraper_art @deeptinyc @cjoeblack @shaaztastic @theshantaej and more. RSVP and learn more about our guests in the link in the bio.⠀

On Thursday, Claudia Rankine, poet and founder of @theracialimaginary, is joined by artist Alexandra Bell (@yesitsalex) and Doreen St. Félix (@doreenstfelix), staff writer @newyorkermag, for a conversation that examines the racial imaginary in American visual art and poetry and explores contemporary counternarrative tactics. Link in bio for tickets.⠀

Alexandra Bell. A Teenager with Promise, 2017. Inkjet print on bond paper. (Photo: Darryl Richardson)

Bid farewell to #RadicalWomenBKM on Saturday, July 21 with interactive artist-led tours by Maria Evelia Marmolejo and Sandra Llano-Mejía (@sandra_llano_mejia). Link in bio for tickets.⠀

It's been a wild ride, and we are so thankful to the thousands of visitors who came from around the world to see #DavidBowieisBKM. Here are just a few of our favorite visitor pics through the run of the show. Thank you for your enthusiasm (and your cooperation with our no photography policy). Don’t forget to tag your photos with #MyBKM on your next visit for a chance to be featured next! 📸: @gibsonfrazier @barbiestyle @amsidran @larisadepalma @matthew_yokobosky @marceavelar @resistance0101 @yilin_elaine_z @tri_of_life @disco.duchess

Ground Control to Major Tom: We just sold our very last ticket to #DavidBowieisBKM. Throughout five years, twelve venues, and eleven countries, David Bowie is has welcomed over two million visitors, but we'd like to give a special thanks to all of our @brooklynmuseum visitors for making the final bow of this amazing exhibition a huge success! BIG thanks also to @vamuseum and the David Bowie Archive for organizing such a rocking show! #bowieforever #foreverandever

“Still standing in the wind, but I never wave bye-bye.” As #DavidBowieisBKM takes it’s final bow this weekend, today we bid a fond adieu to all the sights and sounds of #BowieCity. Thank you for joining us on this trip. While the show must come to a close, we’ll continue to see, feel, and hear Bowie in the hustle and bustle of his adopted hometown—we hope you do too! #bowieforever

Cut out image: Striped bodysuit for the Aladdin Sane tour, 1973. Design by Kansai Yamamoto. Photograph by Masayoshi Sukita. © Sukita / The David Bowie Archive. Photo: @brooklynmuseum / @thebrookelynway

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