Open Letter Excoriates NYT Critic

Some have taken exception to Ken Johnson's allegedly racist and sexist language


An online petition is demanding New York Times critic Ken Johnson acknowledge racist and sexist language in his recent writings.

The art critic's review of "Now Dig This! Art & Black Los Angeles" and November's preview of "The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World" are being called out for their generalizations of black and female artists. The petition states: