With New Presidency on Horizon, Museums prepare for Inauguration

ARTNET | Alex Greenberger:

As the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump approaches, the art world has been mobilizing. Over 100 artists, curators, and gallerists have signed a letter for the J20 Art Strike, an art-world protest that calls for the closure of U.S. museums, galleries, and cultural institutions on January 20, the day Trump will take office. Among the signees: the photographer Cindy Sherman, the New Yorker’s Hilton Als, the activist-artist Tania Bruguera. But few museums are heeding their call. Some have changed their admission policies, but have decided not to close; others will be open for business as usual, with the hopes of promoting creative expression… Read more

Image: The National Mall. Via Wikimedia Commons

2018-10-29T11:23:24+00:00