NIMBY Henry Moore! Columbia University students create petition to protest bronze sculpture


Apparently, NYC students feel that the reclining abstract sculpture by Henry Moore will not fit with the architectural surroundings in front of their university library. (Too edgy for their undergrad tastebuds…)

!..wait, there’s more (idiocy)..

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/columbia-students-protest-henry-moore-sculpture-463934

It seems the protesters think all sculptures should resemble this nice but “ho hum” Classical maiden on a throne… 

 

…instead of Moore’s abstract bronze masterpiece below
 

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5 responses to “NIMBY Henry Moore! Columbia University students create petition to protest bronze sculpture

  1. They will be amazed at how art in public places is as much about the public – how people connect and reflect, as it is about the art ( I wrote some blog pieces on this idea! ) . And a little bit of Yorkshire ( where Moore is from) is good for the soul!

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