Kanders claimed he was the victim of a “targeted campaign” that “threatened to undermine the important work of the Whitney.”
For many, the High Holidays remain holy relics, inaccessible and remote. Alexander Calder’s hyper-mobile art may offer a fresh perspective.
The 2017 Whitney Biennial, while mostly well-reviewed, has been dominated by controversy over Dana Schutz’s painting “Open Casket.”
The fury provoked by a painting depicting the body of Emmett Till highlights the authoritarianism, intolerance and hypocrisy of the anti-“appropriation” crusade.
Weinraub, a filmmaker and CEO of Hood By Air, Baer, a painter, and other Jewish artists will be among the 63 artists exhibited at the Whitney’s 2017 Biennial.