This just in: The Aesthetics of Terror, an exhibition scheduled for launch this November at the Chelsea Art Museum has been canceled.
by museum president Dorothea Keeser. Artists were informed yesterday morning that Museum president Dorothea Keeser felt the show “glorified terrorism and showed disrespect for its victims.” Amongst the better known artists included are Martha Rosler, (whose new show just received a glowing review in Time Out), Harun Farocki, Jenny Holzer, and Jon Kessler. The museum’s chief curator Manon Slome has resigned in an act of protest. I have calls in to Slome and Keeser for comment and have posted the complete list of artists after the jump. Via: MBS
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