Quote of the Day: Warren Kanders Quits Whitney Board After Tear Gas Protests – The New York Times

Protesters in May demanding that Warren B. Kanders be removed from the board of the Whitney Museum of American Art. He resigned on Thursday.

Protesters in May demanding that Warren B. Kanders be removed from the board of the Whitney Museum of American Art. He resigned on Thursday.CreditCreditJeenah Moon for The New York Times

“Every museum director is looking at us right now and saying, ‘Gee, if the Whitney is being targeted, what’s going to happen to us?’”

~ADAM D. WEINBERG, director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, after months of protests and the withdrawal of eight artists from the Biennial forced out a trustee linked to tear-gas grenades.

Source: Quotation of the Day: Warren Kanders Quits Whitney Board After Tear Gas Protests – The New York Times

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