Pentagon Battles College Trying To Sell Art By ‘Terrorists’

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A New York City college is at war with the Pentagon over exhibiting and helping to hawk artwork created by suspected al Qaeda terrorists at Guantanamo Bay.

Thirty-six paintings and sculptures by Gitmo detainees have been on display at John Jay College, but the Department of Defense now wants them destroyed, and administrators at the taxpayer-funded school are bracing for a possible seizure of the works.

 

The exhibit, titled “Ode to the Sea: Art from Guantanamo Bay,” opened Oct. 2 on the Upper West Side campus of John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Curated by John Jay art crime professor Erin Thompson with archivist Paige Laino and artist and poet Charles Shields, the free exhibit is on view in the President’s Gallery until the end of January. Read more at NY POST.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Hitler and Julius Streicher were amateur doodlers too. Why are the captured islamonazis are not made to do hard labor, held in the comfortable oceanside climate of Club Gitmo, allowed to communicate with the outside world? This idiocy was set up by Bush 43 and Obama.

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