Kanders, who was ousted from the Whitney board last summer after months of protest, says he will sell certain divisions of Safariland.
Neal Sher accuses the Whitney’s leadership of being complicit in “unlawful conduct, harassment, threats and intimidation” against Kanders. He was disbarred by the District of Columbia in 2003 but practices in New York after a period of disciplinary suspension.
Director Adam Weinberg says many of those who were laid off “work in visitor-related roles and are no longer able to fulfill their duties now that the Museum is closed.”
It’s time to conceive of museums as social, educational centers with libraries, classrooms, gathering spaces where everyone — especially young people — love to hang out.
In the wake of Warren Kanders’s resignation from the board of trustees, the eight artists wrote to the museum curators permitting their work to remain in the galleries.
I made a spreadsheet to find out what the participants in the Whitney Biennial have in common.
In the wake of numerous critiques regarding the lack of perceived “radicality” in the Whitney Biennial, a critic analyzes the implications of artist Simone Leigh’s response.
One protestor promised, “If you take peace from the people, we take peace from you.”
“Indigenous people and other people of color are violently under attack by Warren Kanders’ manufactured weapons of terrorism,” the protesters said in a statement.
Two Sudanese students, along with an activist greatly involved in curtailing the gentrification of Brooklyn, offered impassioned teach-ins on their causes at the potluck.
Spilling Over: Painting in the 1960s at the Whitney Museum expands the common understanding of a pivot point in American art, while basking unapologetically in the pure pleasure of looking.
One activist called the protest an opportunity for museumgoers to consider “the role that our cultural institutions play in our everyday decisions and choices, and the effect that that has.”