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Cobb Lawmakers Condemn Now-Closed Art AIDS America Exhibit

The exhibit ''Art AIDS America'' closed this past weekend. It's been on view at the Zuckerman since February.
The exhibit ''Art AIDS America'' closed this past weekend. It's been on view at the Zuckerman since February.
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The Zuckerman Museum’s exhibit Art AIDS America closed this past weekend but not before three Republican Cobb County lawmakers condemned the art as “garbage” in the Marietta Daily Journal.

Located on Kennesaw State University’s campus, the Zuckerman had received positive reviews of the exhibit since opening in February. The traveling exhibit was curated by the Tacoma Art Museum. It is now headed to the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

Atlanta artist and writer Matt Terrell wrote a response to the Cobb County lawmakers’ criticism in the arts publication BURNAWAY.

Terrell spoke on “City Lights” about the controversy and his article.