Anti-gentrification activists are calling on the museum to create a “Decolonization Commission” after a controversial curatorial hire.
“Is there a possibility for this community and police to restore a relationship?” Artist Shaun Leonardo asked three panelists at the Laundromat Project. The answer was a unequivocal no.
Last weekend, the rapper and record producer Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean, along with Bacardi — for which he’s reportedly the new “global chief of culture” — staged an art fair in the Bronx.
There weren’t many protesters — just seven — but they were loud.