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Publicly-funded North Carolina Museum of Art displays painting of black woman triumphantly holding white woman’s severed head
BROTHER, YOUR STATE , YOUR RESPONSIBILITY 😡
The North Carolina Museum of Art has Kehinde Wiley's Judith and Holofernes (a picture, not the only one he's done, of a black woman brandishing the severed head of a white woman) back on the walls again: Judith and Holofernes – NCMALearn.
This is in a state that's tearing down all kinds of supposedly "divisive" artworks involving no decapitation at all [A new push to remove Confederate monuments from North Carolina courthouses, by Billy Corriher, Facing South, February 23, 2021].
Kehinde Wiley was the black artist, chosen for explicitly racial reasons, to do a portrait of Barack Obama in 2018 .
The North Carolina Museum of Art publicly funded by the State Of North Carolina. I think people should know what their tax dollars are funding. Perhaps folks should contact their representatives?