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Artists Call for a Boycott of Kelley Walker's 'Irresponsible and Offensive' St. Louis Exhibition

Earlier this month the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) in St. Louis debuted a solo exhibition by New York-based artist Kelley Walker. The exhibition, titled “Direct Drive,” Walker’s first solo in the United States, has drawn intense criticism as well protests over his depiction of both black women and history. Immediately after the exhibition opened, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that critics called for the “racially charged [work] to be removed and for the museum’s chief curator to step down.
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