Following accusations of sexual misconduct against Close and Roma, the National Gallery of Art has postponed solo presentations of their works.
In the wake of recent sexual harassment allegations against Close, four additional women have shared the stories of their encounters with the artist — including one who says he touched her.
The accusations against Roma, a documentary photographer who is also the director of the photography program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts, were all made by former students.
Close explained his behavior after several women accused him of sexual misconduct during visits to his studio.
Two women have come forward accusing Close of sexual misconduct, claiming he made vulgar comments to them after inviting them to his studio to pose for him.
On Monday, Landesman filed a motion calling for the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a former Artforum employee, Amanda Schmitt, who claims he sexually harassed her.
After investigating sexual harassment allegations recently brought forth by staff members, the Jewish Museum announced today that it has ended its relationship with Hoffmann.
Following allegations of sexual harassment and assault, Simmons has left his position as co-chairman of the board of the Brooklyn-based arts nonprofit.
The institution has suspended all current projects with Hoffmann, who served as its director of special exhibitions and public programs.
The art world is structured in a way that enables abuses, and the problem is especially acute at art schools.
The public letter criticizes “an art world that upholds inherited power structures at the cost of ethical behavior.”