We Fight to Build A Free World: a history of artists resisting intolerance

A new exhibition explores how art has responded to authoritarianism and evil and how using artwork to protest is more necessary than ever before

It was a curator’s worst nightmare. Last March, just days before opening, with labels mounted and press previews planned, We Fight to Build a Free World, a comprehensive and powerful exhibition curated by the artist Jonathan Horowitz at New York’s Jewish Museum, was postponed until further notice – one of the many culture-sector casualties of Covid-19.

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