This week, theaters across the nation began repurposing their spaces in support of protesters fighting anti-Black police violence. A few museums are joining. Will the rest of the art world step up?
The video artist withdrew from Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011 days ahead of its public opening.
The protesters gathered outside the museum to call on MoMA and its board member Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, to divest themselves from private prison companies.
Hal Foster, Andrea Fraser, and Tania Bruguera have signed the letter released by New Sanctuary Coalition.
An open letter signed by 15 artists and scholars who participated in the conference targets MoMa board member Larry Fink, whose company BlackRock is invested in two of the country’s largest prison companies.
As New York cultural leaders listen to the concerns of immigrant communities, we talk about the challenges of immigrant advocacy in the art world, and then Zachary Small interviews Emma Sulkowicz about the #MeToo movement.
70 of New York City arts organizations have called upon the City’s government to convene a symposium on how to better serve the city’s immigrant community now under siege by ICE and the Trump administration.