'The Painting Must Go': Artists Ask Whitney Biennial to Remove a Painting of Emmett Till 

This was the year that the Whitney Biennial was supposed to reinvent itself. The biannual survey of American art is a staple of the art world’s big shows but, like all of these exhibitions, it’s been criticized for being too white and too male. Controversy swirled around the 2014 edition when the Biennial exhibited…

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