In a series of statements, artists including Nan Goldin, Michael Rakowitz, Xaviera Simmons, and Hito Steyerl have urged the Museum of Modern Art to address Black’s presence on its board.
MoMA Chairman Leon Black Steps Down as CEO of Equity Firm Following Review of Jeffrey Epstein Ties
A company report determined that Epstein had provided “legitimate advice” to Black related to the billionaire’s vast art collection.
Petition Calls for Removal of New York Academy of Art Board Chair, Citing Jeffrey Epstein Ties
The petition calls on the academy to “immediately remove” Eileen Guggenheim from her post as chair of the school’s board of trustees, noting allegations made by Maria Farmer, one of Epstein’s alleged victims.