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Forget That White Lady’s Emmett Till Painting; These Black Artists Are Truly Representing at the Whitney Biennial

At this year’s Whitney Biennial, the award for the most discussed and divisive piece of art easily goes to white artist Dana Schutz’s painting of the dead body of Emmett Till called Open Casket. The painting has provoked protests and sparked debates about white exploitation of black trauma, freedom of expression and…

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