Whitewashing the Art World: What’s Behind the Climate of Censorship
In her article, Whitewashing the Art World: What’s Behind the Climate of Censorship, the New York Observer’s Alexandra Peers tackles the issues of censorship and silencing that seem to be all-too-pervasive.
The art world has a reputation as free-thinking and tolerant, if not overly so. But in recent weeks, there have been several instances, far more than usual, of alleged censorship involving some of the bigger names in the field. What’s going on?
What is going on?
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