Artists Call for Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art to Drop Trustee Tied to $130 Million Lawsuit over ICE Detainees
Mariner Kemper, the CEO and chairman of the UMB Financial Corp (UMB Bank) and a trustee of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouriwhich was founded by his parents, R. Crosby Kemper Jr. and Mary "Bebe" Hunt, in 1994is under fire for his connections to President Trump's controversial immigration policies.
Thursday, September 05, 2019
National Artsy Mag Covers FAILED KCMO Latinx Graffiti Protest Against Kemper
As we mentioned before, the artsy endeavor didn't gain a lot of traction outside a mostly closed circle of a dozen very passionate artists who sadly confused social media posts with community activism . . . Here's the postscript and sympathetic review from a publication with far more creative class insight: