Earlier today, the coalition of activists published an open letter highlighting the various connections of several MoMA trustees to Israeli violence against Palestinians.
“Strike MoMA” Protest Attracts 300+, NYPD Tackles and Arrests Protester Who Waved Palestinian Flag
The museum also confirmed that five activists from the “Strike MoMA” campaign have been permanently banned from its premises.
Faya Dayi Tells Stories of Land Kinship in Drought-Ridden Ethiopia
Screening at New Directors/New Films, Jessica Beshir’s film floats in the space between documentary and poetry.
Strike MoMA Calls Glenn Lowry “Gaslighter-in-chief” Over Leaked Email
An email from the head of the Museum of Modern Art to staff claims protesters were violent, and omits mention of an alleged assault by a guard.
MoMA Announces New Board Chair to Replace Leon Black
Marie-Josée Kravis will succeed the disgraced financier, who remains a trustee of the museum’s board.
In a Letter to MoMA’s Director, Activists Declare Plan to Protest Inside Museum
The activists plan to escalate their weekly protests against the Museum of Modern Art with a tour throughout midtown Manhattan next week.
The Witches of the Orient Pits the Fantasy of Sports Movies Against the Reality of Hard Practice
Now playing at MoMA’s Doc Fortnight, the exciting documentary chronicles the Japanese women’s volleyball team’s path to victory at the 1964 Summer Olympics.
Amid Mounting Controversy, Leon Black Will Step Down as MoMA Chairman
After hundreds of artists called for his removal, the financier will not bid for re-election but will remain on the board.
At Doc Fortnight, Catch a Showcase of Indigenous Experimental Films
COUSIN Collective is presenting a program of shorts and other works through MoMA.
Artist Coalition Announces 10-week “Strike” Against MoMA
The campaign is a collaboration by members of 12 activist-artist organizations, including Decolonize This Place, Forensic Architecture, and MoMA Divest.
Behind the Scenes of MoMA PS1 Exhibition, Artists Confronted Leadership Over Chairman’s Implication in Iraq War
Artists included in the Gulf Wars exhibition say they were disregarded and demeaned after speaking up against MoMA Chairman Leon Black, owner of a security firm linked to untold carnage in Iraq.
Over 150 Artists Call for Leon Black’s Removal From MoMA’s Board Over Jeffrey Epstein Financial Ties
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.