St. Louis Museum Curator Steps Down After Kelley Walker Exhibition Controversy

October 12th, 2016

Curator Jeffrey Uslip has left his position at St. Louis’ Contemporary Art Museum, following controversy over a Kelley Walker exhibition many found demeaning and insensitive to the concerns of the city’s African-American community.  “I just think he was operating inside of a bubble without the context of the greater majority of people that are living lives in St. Louis,” local artist Damon Davis said, after he challenged both Uslip and Walker during a public talk on his work. “I don’t think he took them into consideration.” Read more at St. Louis Public Radio