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This is the second open letter calling for the removal of the vice chair for his ties to weapons company

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W.A.G.E issued demands in an open letter to protest against non-removal of weapons mogul as museum’s vice chair

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'Open Plan: Cecil Taylor', 2016, installation view, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Courtesy: Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; photograph: Bill Orcutt

We said goodbye to Cecil Taylor, Sam Miller, Takehisa Kosugi and many others. New York also welcomed the return of two prominent non-profit institutions

By Jay Sanders

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The Whitney Museum. Courtesy: Wikimedia

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‘To remain silent is to be complicit’: more than 100 staff have demanded the museum clarify its policy on trustee participation

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Cameron Rowland, Jim Crow, 2017, Jim Crow rail bender, 91.4 x 20 x 44 cm. Rental

The spectral presence of prisoners in everyday commodities 

By Jackie Wang
David Wojnarowicz poster image for the Rosa von Praunheim film Silence=Death, 1989, photographed by Andreas Sterzing. Courtesy © Andreas Sterzing

‘This retrospective portrays an inveterate outsider, a champion of the different and disempowered, as a fixture of a canon he reviled’

By Evan Moffitt

The monumental sculpture will trace the outlines of a now-demolished 19th century salt shed, once made into an artwork by Gordon Matta-Clark

A distinctively American artist who, along with four neighbourhood contemporaries, changed the course of US painting forever

By Glenn Adamson