Split Second: Indian Paintings

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July 13, 2011 through January 01, 2012

Wednesdays through Sundays, 11am-6pm, July 13, 2011 through January 1, 2012.

Brooklyn Museum

Prospect Heights

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$10 adults; $6 seniors and students; free for children under 12.

Event description: Initially, Brooklyn Museum's online community was asked to rate, by viewing for literally a second or less, a series of classical Indian paintings, prompted by questions regarding appeal, controversial nature, and overall quality in a timed trial. The results appear in this exhibition along with an explanation of how participants derived their responses. Split Second was inspired by author Malcolm Gladwell's work and offers a glimpse into how people respond to what they know, what they're asked, and what they are told about an object in question.

Address: 200 Eastern Parkway
Prospect Heights, NY 11238
Phone: 718-638-5000
Website: www.brooklynmuseum.org


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