Nancy Spector Leaves the Guggenheim

October 12th, 2020

Nancy Spector has left the Guggenheim, following an investigation into allegations of mistreatment and racism from curator Chaédria LaBouvier, who organized a Basquiat exhibition at the museum as their first solo black curator.   “The museum cannot be taken seriously as a good faith actor in its commitment to affirming diversity,” the letter said, “without grappling honestly and humbly with its failure in regards to the treatment of Chaédria LaBouvier.”

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