Protesters splashed paint on the entryway of the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan.
Passersby joined the small gathering of activists and allies, surprised to learn about the connection between MoMA trustees and global politics.
A video shows the museum’s glass facade and revolving doors splashed with white and green paint.
In her first US solo museum show, Hill invites reflection on tobacco’s mass consumption while underscoring its long Indigenous history.
Activists unfurled a “Strike MoMA” banner at a courtyard in the museum and projected protest messages on the museum’s facade after dark.
Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill is the first MoMA artist to withdraw from activities at the museum since the weekly Strike MoMA protests began on April 9.
Hyperallergic accompanied two protesters on their journey from Queens to Manhattan’s Museum of Modern Art, for an insider view of participating in a #StrikeMoMA action.
Black did not stand for reelection as chair of the museum’s board following public controversy surrounding his relationship to Jeffrey Epstein.
What would happen if Black people had or were currently given the time, space, energy, and funding to build alternative futures?
Earlier today, the coalition of activists published an open letter highlighting the various connections of several MoMA trustees to Israeli violence against Palestinians.
The museum also confirmed that five activists from the “Strike MoMA” campaign have been permanently banned from its premises.
Screening at New Directors/New Films, Jessica Beshir’s film floats in the space between documentary and poetry.