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Controversial Sculpture at Walker Art Center Will Be Ceremonially Burned  Controversial Sculpture at Walker Art Center Will Be Ceremonially Burned 

After protests concerning the removal of controversial Sam Durant sculpture Scaffold, which recreates a series of famous gallows including one used to hang 38 Native men during the US-Dakota War of 1862, the artwork will now be dismantled starting Friday and then burned in a ceremony.

Walker Art Center Will Remove Sculpture After Protests from Native American Artists Walker Art Center Will Remove Sculpture After Protests from Native American Artists

The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis has decided to remove one of its new sculptures, Scaffold by the white artist Sam Durant, due to protests from many Native American artists and tribal groups.

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