On Presidents’ Day, a Chance to Reflect


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As the nation takes rest on the occasion of Presidents’ Day, let us pause to reflect on what has transpired in the U.S. since the election. Below, a rundown of a select few recent articles on the art world’s tenor and tone since November 8, 2016.

– “ ‘Dear Ivanka, Your Daddy Is Scary as Hell’: Art Workers Address President-Elect’s Daughter in New York Protest,” by Andrew Russeth

– “Booths at Art Basel Miami Beach Take on Trump as Art World Reacts to the Election Results,” by Nate Freeman

– “Nasty Women: An Exhibition in Queens Takes on Trump,” by Angela Brown

– “Report: Trump Administration Planning Budget Cuts That Would Eliminate the NEA, NEH,” by Alex Greenberger

– “ ‘Speak Out on Inauguration Day’: Words at the Whitney Museum Take Aim at Trump,” by Andy Battaglia and Andrew Russeth

– “Richard Prince Just Can’t Stop Tweeting Videos of Cars Running Over Posters of Donald Trump!” by Nate Freeman

– “In Elegant Riposte to Trump’s Travel Order, MoMA Installs Works by Artists From Banned Muslim Countries,” by Andrew Russeth

– “Artists, Curators, Writers, and a Museum Sign Letter Opposing Trump Travel Ban,” by Andrew Russeth

– “Protesting Trump, Wellesley’s Davis Museum Will Remove From View Works Made or Donated by Immigrants to the United States,” by Andrew Russeth

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