Museum of Modern Art condemned by an exhibiting artist

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Palestinian activists hold a rally outside the Museum of Modern Art to protest what they claim to be board members' funding of the Israeli occupation of Palestine on 11 June 2021 in Manhattan, New York City. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images)
Palestinian activists hold a rally outside the Museum of Modern Art to protest what they claim to be board members' funding of the Israeli occupation of Palestine on 11 June 2021 in Manhattan, New York City. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images)

Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill is a multimedium artist. She currently has a solo exhibition at the prestigious Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Existing as part of the museum's Project Series, Hill's exhibition features sculptures and drawings made from tobacco serving as commentary on the plant as a significant example of colonialist extraction.

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