The Brooklyn Museum proudly welcomes visitors to “Spike Lee: Creative Sources,” a captivating exhibition running from October 7, 2023, to February 4, 2024, spanning the Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing and the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery.
This immersive experience beckons both ardent fans and newcomers to delve into the rich tapestry of Spike Lee’s world. Hailing from Atlanta but profoundly influenced by the vibrant rhythms of Brooklyn, Lee’s diverse inspirations come to life through a captivating array of over 450 unique items drawn from his cherished personal collection.
Prepare to witness the compelling dialogues that emerge between these objects and Lee’s cinematic narratives. Explore recurring themes such as Black culture, the essence of Brooklyn, the enthralling world of sports, the rhythmic pulse of music, iconic milestones in cinema, and the unbreakable bonds of family that tie it all together.
Among the exhibition’s highlights are masterpieces by renowned Black American artists, including Kehinde Wiley, Deborah Roberts, and Michael Ray Charles. Yet, there’s more to discover! Legendary musicians’ instruments, evocative historical photographs, an impressive array of sports and movie memorabilia, and a wealth of other treasures await. Together, they weave a captivating narrative, shedding light on the intricate web of influences that have shaped Spike Lee’s compelling storytelling.
Ready to step into this mesmerizing world? Secure your ticket today at Brooklyn Museum Tickets and immerse yourself in the heart and soul of one of America’s most iconic filmmakers. Don’t miss out on this inspiring journey; #SpikeLeeBkM awaits!