Dana Schutz: Shaking Out the Bed
Dana Schutz has attracted controversy ever since her painting of murdered black teen Emmett Till whipped up debate at this year's Whitney Biennial. Now some are calling for Boston's ICA to pull her show there. But does the work suggest a way forward?
A white woman’s painting of Emmett Till’s mangled body has become the center of a heated debate
24-year-old Parker Bright is one of the artists at the center of the controversy, over the course of two days, Bright, wearing a t-shirt that read "Black Death Spectacle" stood in front of Dana Schutz's painting at the Whitney Biennial.