Tag: Outrage

OCAT Shanghai Closes After Outrage over Video Ranking Women’s Looks – ARTnews.com

Following public outrage over the exhibition of a video work that ranked women “from the prettiest to the ugliest,” OCAT Shanghai, a nonprofit art gallery, has closed indefinitely. In a statement dated June 18, OCAT Shanghai said that “omissions in due diligence” had led to the work’s inclusion in a group exhibition and apologized to any visitors who had been “disturbed, hurt and left ...

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Outrage Over Black Lives Matter Sculpture—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

Good morning! It’s Wednesday, January 6. The Headlines THERE IS MORE TURMOIL AT THE SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE. The financially beleaguered school is considering the sale of a Diego Rivera mural on its grounds that is estimated at $50 million, Zachary Small writes in the New York Times. An SFAI official said that George Lucas is interested in buying the 1931 fresco, The Making of a Fresco Showing the Building ...

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Trump Art Piece Sparks Confusion, Outrage in New Jersey – NBC New York

An artist political display that sits in the front window of a New Jersey store has been called "outrageous," "racist" and even "pro-Trump." The reactions to the provocative art piece displayed in the window of a boutique furniture store in Montclair are strong. The piece features brown skinned baby dolls locked inside a cage with a Trump campaign sign as the backdrop. "It's making ...

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