Dana Schutz’s “Open Casket:” A Stolen Memorial? — Whispers of a Womanist

This week, Black Perspectives featured a story about the New York art feature “Open Casket” by Brooklyn artist Dana Schutz. The piece features a mirage of colors to portray a slain Emmett Till in an ‘open casket’ at his 1955 funeral. Till’s murder offset the volatile civil rights movement that would dominate the 1950s and 1960s, […]

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