Something inside Clinton’s and Close’s psyche compartmentalized too much, echoing the grid of the portrait. Both inflicted far more harm than each realized.
Former Houston Museum Director Accused of Sexual Harassment
After anonymous accusations against Bill Arning surfaced online, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston confirmed that an investigation into the director’s behavior resulted in his separation from the museum in 2018.
In The Assistant, Being Manipulated as a Woman Is a Matter of Course
Kitty Green’s latest film is as much about societal acceptance of sexual misconduct as it is about the indignities that many workers face in the office, especially younger women.
The Pervasive Power of Male Privilege at America’s Elite Universities
Institutions have hired men with predatory reputations despite complaints from women students and faculty. All because women haven’t had a strong enough voice in the system.
When Famous Academics Would Rather Condemn #MeToo Than Support Queer Victims
The seeming inability of rigorously trained, highly educated professors to identify what should be an obvious example of abuse on the part of Avital Ronell signals a fatal flaw in academia.
School of Visual Arts Removes Two Professors Accused of Improper Behavior
The instructors, both from the film and animation department, were the subjects of recent complaints filed by students.
Photographer Accused of Sexual Harassment Asks ICA Boston to Take Down His Exhibition
The museum will close the show 10 days early, in accordance with the wishes of Nicholas Nixon, who has been accused of sexual harassment by several of his former students.
Tracey Emin Says She Was Sexually Assaulted by a Famous Woman Artist
Emin said she reacted by pushing the attacker away and threatening “to punch her lights out.”
Sotheby’s Takes Down Richard Meier Exhibition After Sexual Harassment Allegations
“Under the circumstances, and in consultation with the Meier family, the decision has been made to close our exhibition early,” a Sotheby’s representative told Hyperallergic.
Five Women Accuse Architect Richard Meier of Sexual Harassment [UPDATED]
Four of the five incidents, which span the 1980s to the late 2000s, involve women who worked for Meier’s architecture firm.
Artforum Posts Statement After Boycott Letter, and Amanda Schmitt’s Attorneys Respond [UPDATED]
Artforum released a statement distancing itself from former publisher Knight Landesman. Attorneys for former employee Amanda Schmitt responded.
Museum Keeps Chuck Close Exhibition, Supplements It with Show About Power and Gender Dynamics
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, which is currently hosting a show of Close’s photographs, will put on a range of programs in light of recent sexual misconduct allegations against the artist.