In Elegant Riposte to Trump’s Travel Order, MoMA Installs Works by Artists From Banned Muslim Countries | ARTnews

“Acting quickly and wisely, MoMA has managed a feat that is far too rare in the museum world: it has made its collection a living, breathing thing, responsive to current events, and ready to educate and challenge visitors. Artworks have unique powers—the ability to transmit complex ideas instantaneously, to highlight unseen histories, and to question the status quo. MoMA is letting those powers get to work.”

Source: In Elegant Riposte to Trump’s Travel Order, MoMA Installs Works by Artists From Banned Muslim Countries | ARTnews

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“The Museum of Modern Art has also scheduled four screenings later this month of films by directors subject to the travel ban. They include “Al-Yazerli” (1974), an experimental feature by the Iraqi-born German director Kais al-Zubaidi, and “Stars in Broad Daylight” (1988), by Oussama Mohammad, a Syrian filmmaker exiled in Paris.”

Source: MoMA Protests Trump Entry Ban by Rehanging Work by Artists from Muslim Nations | New York Times

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