London gallery cancels Russian-Israeli artist’s anti-Putin show, objecting to her posts mourning Oct. 7

JL;DR SUMMARY The London gallery Metamorphika canceled an exhibition titled "Even Elephants Have Elections," which aimed to address censorship under Vladimir Putin, due to objections over social media posts by Maria Sarkisyants, a Russian-Israeli artist, mourning the victims of a Hamas attack on Oct. 7. A way out west there was a fella, fella I want to tell you about, fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski. At least, that was the handle his lovin' parents gave him, but he never had much use for it himself. This Lebowski, he called himself the Dude. Now, Dude, that's a name no one would self-apply where I come from. But then, there was a lot about the Dude that didn't make a whole lot of sense to me. And a lot about where he lived, likewise. But then again, maybe that's why I found the place s'durned innarestin'.

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