Guggenheim Director Comments on Pulled Artwork After Threats to Staff

October 10th, 2017

The Guggenheim’s Richard Armstrong is interviewed in the New York Times this week, discussing the ominous and occasionally violent threats staff members received over the recently pulled works from its show on Chinese contemporary art.  “I think one thing we weren’t prepared for, or were surprised by, was the ferocity of the reaction,” Armstrong says. “The issue ultimately became one of safety.”

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