The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet, the museum is New York City’s second largest in physical size and holds an art collection of roughly 1.5 million works. Here are four of them.
Collections :Asian art
Chinese furniture is often characterized by the elegant simplicity of its design and the beauty that comes from the natural woods. These two big cabinets are made of a fragrant wood that helped drive insects away. The fine Chinese furniture is typically assembled without the use of nails.
2. Old and New Cairo
Collections: American art
Late nineteenth-century European and American landscape painters often painted distant places in order to offer audiences something unfamiliar. Louis Comfort Tiffany here recorded a view of relatively "modern" Egyptian monuments: the Alabaster Mosque (built 1824-57). Tiffany based this work on photographs he made in 1871.