Ni Youyu (Chinese, born 1984). <em>Brooklyn Galaxy</em>, 2014. Metal, pigment Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner, by exchange and Designated Purchase Fund, 2019.9. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: , 2019.9_overall_PS11.jpg)

Brooklyn Galaxy

Artist:Ni Youyu

Medium: Metal, pigment




Accession Number: 2019.9

Image: 2019.9_overall_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Sixty-five flattened coins painted with miniature images, adhered directly to a wall in a prescribed arrangement to mimick a galaxy. The coin images range from traditional Chinese motifs drawn from Chinese painting, to objects from the Brooklyn Museum's collection of traditional Chinese art.

Brooklyn Museum