After the racist outcry: ‘A black woman was never given such a prominent place’ . The sculpture of a black woman in casual attire, which appeared on Rotterdam’s Stationsplein, evoked ridicule in addition to admiration: she was said to be a welfare recipient, or did not fit in with the city. Black experts – an artist and museum director – on the work of creator Thomas J Price and the racist outcry.
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