Art under attack as top New York gallery urged to cut ties to rich donors

Art under attack as top New York gallery urged to cut ties to rich donors

The Guardian

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Demonstrators try to force entry to MoMA, calling on it to give up private philanthropy and sparking debate about art world funding

One of America’s most prestigious museums, New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), faces calls to turn its back on private philanthropy amid a fresh debate about how the art world is funded.

On Friday a protest walking tour turned into a confrontation at MoMA, with one of the 50-strong group claiming she was assaulted by the museum’s security staff.

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