Jeffrey Gibson: When Fire Is Applied to a Stone It Cracks
The exhibition also features rarely exhibited materials from our Archives and Library Special Collections that shed light on the formation of our Native American collection in the early twentieth century by curator Stewart Culin. Jeffrey Gibson: When Fire Is Applied to a Stone It Cracks is organized by Jeffrey Gibson and Christian Ayne Crouch, Curatorial Advisor, with Eugenie Tsai, John and Barbara Vogelstein Senior Curator, Contemporary Art, and Erika Umali, Assistant Curator of Collections, with support from Nancy Rosoff, Andrew W. Mellon Senior Curator, Arts of the Americas, and Molly Seegers, Museum Archivist, Brooklyn Museum. Major support for this exhibition is provided by the A. Alfred Taubman Foundation. Generous support is provided by the Arts, Equity, & Education Fund, the Brooklyn Museum’s Contemporary Art Committee, the Embrey Family Foundation, the FUNd, Kavi Gupta, Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and Sikkema Jenkins & Co. Additional support is provided by Rona and Jeffrey Citrin, Christy and Bill Gautreaux, Raymond Learsy, Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, California, and the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.