• Whitney Slammed for Buying Black Photographers' Art Indirectly for Exhibition

    28 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    The famous Whitney Museum of American Art in Manhattan is being accused of “predatory” and “exploitative” behavior after it purchased artwork by Black photographers indirectly through a fundraiser to exhibit the photos without the artists' permission.
    HuffPost reports that the Whitney had purchased artwork by Black photographers through the collective See In Black , which sold prints by Black artists at a deep discount and donated 100% of the proceeds to charity.
    The Whitney purchased the prints with the intention of including them in an upcoming exhibition titled “ Collective Actions...
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