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    The Guardian

    Richard Serra, Kara Walker, and Ai Weiwei were among a group of more than seventy that quietly pressured the museum to end its association with the family that made a fortune on the opioid crisis.

    Patrick Radden Keefe, The New Yorker, 12/10/21

    The Guardian

    Signs naming the billionaire family are to be taken down from several institutions across the U.K.

    Vivienne Chow, February 7, 2022

    The Guardian

    Museums bearing the Sackler name “should be alarmed” that an artist in their collection “has been surveilled by one of their donors,” says the activist group.

    Valentina Di Liscia April 21, 2021

    New York Times

    Alex Marshall, New York Times, 7/17/2019

    The activists unfurled large banners and staged a die-in in front of the museum’s iconic pyramid demanding it removes the Sackler’s name from one of its wings.

    Hakim Bishara, Hyperallergic 07/01/19

    "Met Museum of Art will no longer accept Sackler family money"

    Megan Serullo, CBSNews, 05/15/19

    "Museums Cut Ties With Sacklers as Outrage Over Opioid Crisis Grows"

    Alex Marshall, New York Time, 03/25/19

    "'This is blood money': Tate shuns Sacklers – and others urged to follow"

    Joanna Walters, The Guardian 03/24/19

    "In a Landmark Decision, London’s National Portrait Gallery Drops a $1.3 Million Gift from the Sacklers"

    Kate Brown & Javier Pes, ArtNet

    The Guardian

    "Opioid crisis protesters target New York's Guggenheim over Sackler family link"

    Joanna Walters, The Guardian 02/10/19

    "'It's Time, Guggenheim': Nan Goldin Launches a Surprise Demonstration at the Guggenheim Museum to Protest Its Sackler Funding"

    Caroline Goldstein, ArtNet News, 02/09/19

    "Guggenheim Targeted by Protesters for Accepting Money From Family with OxyContin Ties"

    Colin Moynihan, The New York Times 02/09/19

    "Nan Goldin Leads a Protest at the Guggenheim Against the Sackler Family"

    Masha Gessen, The New Yorker 02/10/19

    "PAIN Sackler Storms Guggenheim and Metropolitan Museums for Financial Ties to Opioid Manufacturers"

    Hakim Bishara, Hyperallergic 02/10/19

    The New York Times Style Magazine

    "The photographer is known for her gritty images of New York City life. Now she’s become a leading activist in the struggle against addiction."

    Thessaly La Force, The New York Times Style Magazine 6/11/18

    The New York Times

    "Don’t Call Her a Victim: After Surviving Opioids, Nan Goldin Goes After the Makers"

    Colin Moynihan, New York Times 1/22/18

    Artforum

    "I Survived the Opioid Crisis"

    Nan Goldin, Artforum 1/18

    Time

    "Nan Goldin: I've Turned My Opioid Addiction Into Activism"

    Nan Goldin, Time 2/22/18

    Jezebel

    "Photographer Nan Goldin Is Fighting the Sackler Family Over Their Opioid Empire"

    Hazel Cills, Jezebel 1/22/18

    The Guardian

    Museums bearing the Sackler name “should be alarmed” that an artist in their collection “has been surveilled by one of their donors,” says the activist group.

    Valentina Di Liscia April 21, 2021

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