Art Students League Disputes Covered in NYT

January 19th, 2016

The NYT reviews the ongoing struggle at the Art Students League, where almost 300 members are part of a lawsuit against the school demanding information on the school’s sale of the air rights above the institution several years ago for $31.8 million.  “The sense of collegiality that formerly existed between art students, instructors and administrators, in an ‘open-door’ policy, has disappeared,” says artist and member Marne Rizika, “and been replaced with autocratic rule, which has included hiring armed guards for members’ meetings.”Read more at NYT