Museum Curator Resigns, Accused of Racism for Saying He’d Still Collect Art from White Men

by Damjan Tutarkov
LaCorte News

A San Francisco museum curator has been forced to resign after museum employees started a petition accusing him of racist and white supremacist beliefs.
The petition

Gary Garrels, senior curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), resigned last week. Employees accused him of expressing “toxic white supremacist beliefs” after he concluded a presentation on how the museum can diversify its works by saying, “don’t worry, we will definitely still continue to collect white artists.”

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