Brooklyn Museum Honors Virgil Abloh’s Legacy With Stimulative Exhibition – EDM.com

The life of DJ and fashion design visionary Virgil Abloh will be remembered in a reflective exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.

Open through January 29th, 2023, the exhibition, dubbed “Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech,” highlights the late creative’s epoch-making journey through many facets of architecture, design, fashion and music. It was curated by Michael Darling and originally opened at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago in 2019. 

Prior to his tragic death in November 2021 from a rare form of cancer, Abloh had already spun up ideas with curator and writer Antwaun Sargent for the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibit. It opened July 1st and was completed by Abloh’s studio, Alaska Alaska, and designer Mahfuz Sultan.


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