Activists condemned Gustavo Cisneros, husband to trustee Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, for his connections to mining in the Dominican Republic.
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.
A protester and former MoMA educator says she was struck in the face several times by a guard after the museum blocked entry to protesters and timed ticket holders.
Marie-Josée Kravis will succeed the disgraced financier, who remains a trustee of the museum’s board.
The recent email from Glenn Lowry suggests the museum director is attempting to control the narrative around Strike MoMA’s current protests.
Today’s protest kicked off “10 Weeks of Art, Action, and Conversation.”