Groundbreaking artist Virgil Abloh is remembered at the Brooklyn Museum

For many in the fashion, art and cultural spaces, Virgil Abloh was the pinnacle of cool.

The barrier-breaking artist died at age 41 in November 2021 after a two-year battle with cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare cancer.

But his legacy and work live on, and are now the subject of an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum,

"Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech," surveying his many ideas.

"The exhibition was initially organized by Michael Darling and opened 

at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago in 2019.

It was meant to make its way to New York City in 2020, but was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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