The museum director and the artist have issued apologies, and the wall represents a further concession to protesters, some of whom called for a boycott of the museum; for the removal of the works in question; and for the resignation of the chief curator, Jeffrey Uslip, who organized the show.Three museum staffers wrote an open letter to museum director Lisa Melandri, stating that the museum’s display of the works aligned the institution with the injustice they see in repeated police killings of African Americans.The show opened two years after the fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson.Tempers flared after a September 17 talk by the artist, who is white.Some audience members confronted the artist about the meaning of the works and felt they were met with hostility and condescension. Effect℠, a cultural phenomenon fueled by hybrid solutions and boundless connectivity that’s changing the very nature of how we live, work and play.
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