Spike Lee Exhibit at Brooklyn Museum

(released 10/6/2023)

Spike Lee: Creative Sources | A Look Into the World of Spike will open at the Brooklyn Museum October 7th. This will be an immersive installation of objects drawn from Lee's personal collection. In this exhibit, you will discover the sources of inspiration that fueled Spike's own creative output.

Over 450 works in his personal collection will be on display. Artworks by prominent Black American artists, including Kehinde Wiley, Deborah Roberts, and Michael Ray Charles, are displayed alongside instruments once owned by legendary musicians, as well as historical photographs, sports and movie memorabilia, and more. The collection will be available until February 4, 2024. Member and Public tickets are available for Spike Lee: Creative Sources here: https://www.brooklynmuseum.org

On Thursday, October 12, 2023 Spike Lee and Delroy Lindo will participate in Brooklyn Talks. Lindo has played prominent roles in four of Lee's films: West Indian Archie in Malcolm X (1992), Woody Carmichael in Crooklyn (1994), Rodney Little in Clockers (1995), and Paul in Da 5 Bloods (2020), which earned him multiple awards for best actor. This ticketed event will be from 7:30-9pm. The conversation celebrates the opening of Spike Lee: Creative Sources and will moderated by Ashley Clark. Clark is curatorial director of the Criterion Collection and author of Facing Blackness: Media and Minstrelsy in Spike Lee’s "Bamboozled" (2015). Tickets to the talk can be found here: https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/calendar/

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