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ASPCA Objects to Animal Cruelty in Guggenheim Museum Exhibit 'Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World'

Animal Cruelty is not art. With so many other artists and work to exhibit, it is shameful and outrageous that the Guggenheim is glorifying cruelty. 
Here is a press release from the ASPCA:

 In response to the Guggenheim Museum Exhibit “Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today issued the following statement:
The ASPCA objects to the cruel manipulation of animals within the upcoming Guggenheim Museum exhibit “Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World.” This includes "Dogs That Cannot Touch Each Other," a seven-minute video by artists Peng Yu and Sun Yuan of their 2003 live staging of eight American pit bulls facing each other while harnessed and tethered to treadmills. As the dogs struggle to run toward each other at high speeds, “the dogs get wearier and wearier, their muscles more and more prominent, and their mouths increasingly salivate,” according to The New York Times. The ASPCA f…

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