Interim Town Attorney Sends Artist Letter of Breach of Agreement & Demand for Immediate Remediation

The never-ending saga of the Manhattan Avenue Mural controversy continues. We recently reported that the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) has written to the Town Supervisor of the Town of Greenburgh, New York, regarding its recent call to remove the depiction of Minister Louis Farrakhan, and potentially other “controversial” figures, from a new town-commissioned mural overseen by the artist known as Kindo Art, dated Wednesday, September 14th. Now on Monday, September 19th the Town of Greenburgh Office of the Town Attorney sent a certified letter, ‘Notice Of Breach of Agreement And Demand For Immediate Remediation to Kindo Art, The letter says that Town contends that Kindo Art has breached the agreement for failure to properly complete the work as commission, And that the mural currently depicts several individuals and images that were never approved. The letter goes on to say the Town demands the removal of the 20 + images that were not on the approved sketch by Monday, September 26th at no additional cost to the town. The letter was signed by Joseph A. Danko, Interim Town Attorney. (you can view the letter in its entirety below. Now while I do not pretend to be an expert on Greenburgh [...]

Interim Town Attorney Sends Artist Letter of Breach of Agreement & Demand for Immediate Remediation
The never-ending saga of the Manhattan Avenue Mural controversy continues. We recently reported that the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) has written to the Town Supervisor of the Town of Greenburgh, New York, regarding its recent call to remove the depiction of Minister Louis Farrakhan, and potentially other “controversial” figures, from a new town-commissioned mural overseen by the artist known as Kindo Art, dated Wednesday, September 14th. Now on Monday, September 19th the Town of Greenburgh Office of the Town Attorney sent a certified letter, ‘Notice Of Breach of Agreement And Demand For Immediate Remediation to Kindo Art, The letter says that Town contends that Kindo Art has breached the agreement for failure to properly complete the work as commission, And that the mural currently depicts several individuals and images that were never approved. The letter goes on to say the Town demands the removal of the 20 + images that were not on the approved sketch by Monday, September 26th at no additional cost to the town. The letter was signed by Joseph A. Danko, Interim Town Attorney. (you can view the letter in its entirety below. Now while I do not pretend to be an expert on Greenburgh [...]