W.A.R. existed for a brief yet prolific period, from 1969 to 1971, igniting a robust movement against New York City’s art industry.
Within 24 hours, online critics pushed the New York museum to reconsider an exhibition that many saw as “predatory.” Why?
The museum has faced widespread criticism after announcing an exhibition primarily featuring artworks purchased from Black Lives Matter and COVID-19 benefit sales.
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.”
Agnes Pelton was a lifelong seeker whose matriarchal, artistic household set her aesthetic course.
Edwards and Breslin, two of the museum’s in-house curators, will curate the 80th edition of the biennial.
During political protests across San Juan, Puerto Rico, police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets manufactured by weapons companies owned by Warren Kanders.
Warren Kanders’s wife, Allison, simultaneously resigned from the museum’s painting and sculpture committee. The news comes after months of protests and an emerging boycott, with eight artists withdrawing from the 2019 Whitney Biennial.
Laura Ortman, Thirza Cuthand, Brendan Fernandes, Marcus Fischer, Nibia Pastrana Santiago, and Maia Ruth Lee have publicly announced their intention to stay in the biennial despite calls for a boycott.
Korakrit Arunanondchai, Meriem Bennani, Nicole Eisenman, and Nicholas Galanin say that the museum has failed to adequately respond to the Warren Kanders controversy. Following the announcement, Eddie Arroyo, Christine Sun Kim, Agustina Woodgate, and Forensic Architecture announced their withdrawal.
What not to miss at this year’s edition of America’s most important survey of contemporary art.
The research group looks into the potential use of Sierra Bullets-manufactured bullets in Gaza, which prompted a response from the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights.