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This exhibit narrates Chinese immigration to the United States with an emphasis on community settlement in Los Angeles.

Some audience members confronted the artist about the meaning of the works and felt they were met with hostility and condescension.

Three museum staffers wrote an open letter to museum director Lisa Melandri, stating that the museum’s display of the works aligned the institution with the injustice they see in repeated police killings of African Americans.

Nenad Belic, Cynthia and Richard Raskin, Carole David Stone and James H.

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The museum director and the artist have issued apologies, and the wall represents a further concession to protesters, some of whom called for a boycott of the museum; for the removal of the works in question; and for the resignation of the chief curator, Jeffrey Uslip, who organized the show.

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, the controversial artist’s talk regarding the exhibition, and the concerns regarding racial insensitivity both the show and the talk have generated. Chinese American Museum 425 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Hours: Tuesday – Sunday A. Wong, CAM, in coordination with Mar Hollingsworth, CAAM. CAM Opening Reception II: September 20, 2017, – P. Curated by Alexandra Chang, A/P/A Institute at NYU, and Steven Y.“Kelley Walker: Direct Drive” (September 16–December 31) depicts images of police brutality, overlaid with images of smeared chocolate and toothpaste.Tempers flared after a September 17 talk by the artist, who is white. Admission is Free; suggested donation of .00, which supports the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument. Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. This exhibition is organized by the Chinese American Museum in partnership with the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University and the California African American Museum. RSVP by September 14: [email protected] part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles, taking place from September 2017 through January 2018 at more than 70 cultural institutions across Southern California.On the other side of the gallery, the Museum recreated the herb shop where Chinese could practice their traditional form of healthcare – Chinese Medicine.There were acupuncture services and prescriptions of herbal remedies provided.After coming under fire for racial insensitivity, the Contemporary Art Museum St.Louis plans to modify Kelley Walker’s latest exhibition, rather than remove it from view.

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