Smithsonian to put disclaimer over comedian's art display

As earlier reported, The Smithsonian is still not taking down an exhibit featuring art on loan from Bill Cosby, instead, they are putting a disclaimer over art work.

The Smithsonian says Bill Cosby's art display won't be brought down

Following series of undefinedagainst Bill Cosby, The Smithsonian recently stated that it would undefined that showcases the comedian's private art collection.

However, following criticisms that the museum should bring down the pieces,  The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art has posted a disclaimer to accompany the showcase this week.

The disclaimer is aimed at informing visitors that the collection on display is not a tribute to the comedian, NPR reports.

The disclaimer reads;

“The National Museum of African Art is aware of the recent revelations about Bill Cosby’s behaviour. The museum in no way condones this behaviour. Our current ‘Conversations’ exhibition, which includes works of African art from our permanent collection and African American art from the collection of Camille and Bill Cosby, is fundamentally about the artworks and the artists who created them, not the owners of the collections.”

According to AP, the Cosbys gave a gift of $716,000, which covers nearly the entire cost of the exhibit, AP reports.

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