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Activists occupy Budapest’s Ludwig Museum


Protests over the removal of museum director Barnabas Bencsik

Around 30 activists from the group “United for Contemporary Art” have been occupying the entrance hall of Budapest’s Ludwig Museum in the Palace of the Arts since last week. The protest, which is still ongoing, is directed at the “lack of transparency” in the selection process of the Ludwig’s new director.
When Barnabas Bencsik’s contract expired at the end of February, the Ministry of Human Resources (which is also responsible for culture) set up a committee to suggest a successor for the popular director. But the committee was criticised for being secretive and...