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|description_of_incident=In September 2018, Greenspon Gallery’s announcement of a two-person exhibition set to feature artists Darja Bajagić and Boyd Rice stirred up a firestorm of controversy within the New York art world. It began with a series of disapproving and rejective emails exchanged among subscribers of a private Listserv known as the Invisible Dole, who were outraged that Boyd Rice had been given a platform to show his work. Created and administered by Josh Kline and Anicka Yi, and predominantly comprised of other 47 Canal affiliates, the digital forum propagated accusations that the artists were pedaling a loosely veiled white supremacist agenda.
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|description_of_result=Gallery owner Amy Greenspon ultimately gave in to the pressures applied by the aforementioned network of art world players and cancelled the exhibition the night before it was scheduled to open.
 
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Revision as of 14:42, 28 April 2019


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Artist: Boyd Rice

Year: 2018

Date of Action: September 5, 2018

Region: North America

Location: New York, NY USA

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Literature, Mixed Media, Painting, Television

Confronting Bodies: Invisible Dole

Description of Artwork: Objections were made before any indication of the exhibition's content had been made public.

The Incident: In September 2018, Greenspon Gallery’s announcement of a two-person exhibition set to feature artists Darja Bajagić and Boyd Rice stirred up a firestorm of controversy within the New York art world. It began with a series of disapproving and rejective emails exchanged among subscribers of a private Listserv known as the Invisible Dole, who were outraged that Boyd Rice had been given a platform to show his work. Created and administered by Josh Kline and Anicka Yi, and predominantly comprised of other 47 Canal affiliates, the digital forum propagated accusations that the artists were pedaling a loosely veiled white supremacist agenda.

Results of Incident: Gallery owner Amy Greenspon ultimately gave in to the pressures applied by the aforementioned network of art world players and cancelled the exhibition the night before it was scheduled to open.

Source: http://www.artnews.com/2018/09/06/greenspon-gallery-cancels-show-artist-boyd-rice-alleged-neo-nazi/, http://www.artnews.com/2018/09/06/greenspon-gallery-cancels-show-artist-boyd-rice-alleged-neo-nazi/