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Students' and artists' protest letter to Bates Lowry, New York, N.Y., ca. 1969

Students' and artists' protest letter to Bates Lowry, New York, N.Y., ca. 1969

Lowry, Bates, Bates Lowry

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Title: Students' and artists' protest letter to Bates Lowry, New York, N.Y.

Date: ca. 1969

Physical Details: Item : 3 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.

Description: Two part document with a form to send to organizers, Tom Lloyd and Faith Ringgold and a protest letter to send to Bates Lowry, director of MoMA.

Document intended for students and artists wishing to protest to the Museum of Modern Art for a Martin Luther King, Jr. wing for Black and Puerto Rican art, noting "its default of cultural responsibility to the public and cultural integrity to itself and the art community of this city, nation and the world."

Creator: Lowry, Bates, Bates Lowry

Forms part of: Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2010, bulk 1960s-1990

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Students' and artists' protest letter to Bates Lowry, New York, N.Y., ca. 1969. Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2010, bulk 1960s-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 9965