Can the art community help stop mass incarceration?

Can the art community step up to stop mass incarceration?

Agnes Gund, the president emerita of the Museum of Modern Art, just launched "Art for Justice," a fund dedicated to relieving mass incarceration in the United States. What do you think about the idea, friends?

"'There’s long been this criticism that people who have the means to acquire fine art are allowed to surround themselves with beautiful things while they are unwilling to look at the ugly realities that sometimes shape a community or a culture or a country,' said Bryan Stevenson, the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative. 'Using this art to actually respond to over-incarceration or racial inequality or social injustice is a powerful idea.'"

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Date posted: 11-6-17