Arts

Salem State University, facing criticism from minority students, shutters art exhibit on election

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Salem State invited artists to create works inspired by election. Several paintings, created by critics of Trump, were intended to draw attention to oppression. But minority students were offended -- and university shuttered exhibit.

U of Kentucky will cover up and relocate a mural whose depiction of black people has upset many

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Responding to concerns of black students, U of Kentucky will shroud a fresco on the state's history.

At Capilano U., administrators seize a sculpture caricaturing the president

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At Canada's Capilano University, the administration confiscates a professor's work caricaturing the president on the grounds that it constitutes "harassment."

Kennesaw State orders museum to remove are on racist past of woman whose land was given to university

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Kennesaw State U. orders museum to kill installation dealing with land -- donated to the university -- that was homestead of woman who was an apologist for lynching.

Professor of art history receives handwritten apology from President Obama

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President sends handwritten note affirming his respect for art history, and expressing regret over a recent quip about the discipline.

Could music students be more at risk for sexual misconduct by professors?

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Recent charges of sexual assault and harassment by music professors raise old questions about a "sinister trend" in the discipline. Experts blame a mix of cultural factors and unique windows of opportunity.

Salem State reopens exhibit closed due to criticism of art about KKK, with drapes around the piece

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Salem State reopens exhibit that was shuttered based on student criticisms but places most controversial piece behind drapes. Maryland Institute College of Art involves students in displaying piece on the KKK.

U of Kentucky will uncover mural it covered over concerns of depiction of slavery

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Many black students were angered by its depiction of slavery. University says context and other works of art will be added.

San Bernardino Valley College calls off play about mass shooting after community complaints

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San Bernardino Valley College calls off a play about the December terrorist attack on a local public facility after receiving complaints about subject matter.

Play portrays media studies professor

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A new off-Broadway play features a character based on a real media studies professor.

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