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78 Famed Artists Including Kara Walker, Cindy Sherman, and Marina Abramovic Condemn the Dana Schutz Protest 78 Famed Artists Including Kara Walker, Cindy Sherman, and Marina Abramovic Condemn the Dana Schutz Protest

Last week, a group of Boston artists, activists, and community members wrote an open letter calling for the artist Dana Schutz–of “Open Casket,” the painting of Emmett Till which outraged viewers for its racial insensitivity–to be banned altogether from the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. (The ICA has kept up…

Protesters Claim That Art Institution Has a Moral Responsibility to Ban Dana Schutz, "Open Casket" Painter

A group of protesters is demanding that the Institution of Contemporary Art in Boston remove an exhibition of work by Dana Schutz–the artist known to many for her controversial painting of Emmett Till–even though the show doesn’t include the painting of Emmett Till.

'The Painting Must Go': Artists Ask Whitney Biennial to Remove a Painting of Emmett Till 

This was the year that the Whitney Biennial was supposed to reinvent itself. The biannual survey of American art is a staple of the art world’s big shows but, like all of these exhibitions, it’s been criticized for being too white and too male. Controversy swirled around the 2014 edition when the Biennial exhibited…

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