Whitney Museum

Allison Kanders and Warren Kanders
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July 25, 2019 - 7:13 pm
The vice chairman of New York's Whitney Museum of American Art has resigned amid protests over his ownership of a company that makes tear gas and other law enforcement supplies.
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FILE- This April 30, 2015 photo shows an exterior view of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. Seven artists have asked the museum to remove their work from its biennial showcase of American art over a museum board member's ties to the sale of law-enforcement supplies including tear gas. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
July 20, 2019 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Seven artists have asked New York City's Whitney Museum to remove their work from its biennial showcase of American art over a museum board member's ties to the sale of law enforcement supplies including tear gas. The artists are protesting Warren Kanders' role as vice chairman of...
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Whitney Museum of Art
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May 12, 2019 - 2:07 pm
A top official at the Whitney Museum has for months been pressured to resign by protesters enraged by his connection to a defense manufacturer that supplies law enforcement.
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