Crazies Launch a Coup at the Guggenheim

Outside the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters)
Among their revolutionary plans: Endorse BLM and take anti-racist naps.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE F ull moons are multiplying like celestial rabbits. That’s one explanation for why people in museums are doing so many crazy things. And lots of the craziness comes from . . . guess where . . . New York and Washington. First, New York.

“A Better Guggenheim” describes itself as a “collective of Guggenheim staff, past and present.” It’s got a website and an Instagram account, publishes a newsletter, offers job guidance, and, more to the point, demands that the trustees of the museum fire the museum’s director, chief curator, and chief operating officer.

Richard Armstrong, the director, “nurtures a culture of racism,

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