Gallery puts away Picasso in Trump rebuttal

New York's Moma has started a conversation

19th February, 2017
An artwork by Iranian painter and sculptor Charles Hossein Zenderoudi, K+L+32+H+4 Mon père et moi, 1962, at the Museum of Modern Art, New York CityGetty

A quote well worth repeating comes from Ben Davis’s lengthy report for Art Net News on New York’s Museum of Modern Art’s response to US president Donald Trump’s travel ban.

Moma is rehanging its prized Modern galleries, removing works by artists such as Picasso and Matisse to make room for artists from the Muslim-majority countries affected by the ban.

Davis describes the art of the chosen artists...

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