An artist whose expansive work of outdoor art was accidentally tossed away two years ago has sued the city of Los Angeles, the Chinese American Museum there and others in a federal case that could have reverberations for the future dismantling of artists’ projects.
The broader show, featuring nine artists, probed the themes of resistance, refuge and reinvention for Asian Americans living in the Los Angeles area.
Nor did the Chinese American Museum respond to a query.
The Los Angeles Times reported that the bags had been placed in storage.
Weinstein says, “Trashed, sold by the museum or stored by the museum are all possibles.