Racism

Open Letter Excoriates NYT Critic

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

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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: