This is the exhibit Michael Brown’s father is calling ‘disgusting’

Posted at 8:10 AM, Jul 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-14 10:20:01-04

CHICAGO - An art exhibit that was apparently meant to get people talking has just opened in Chicago and now Michael Brown's family is speaking out.

Brown's father is calling the display "disgusting."

According to KTVI, it is a life-size portrayal of Brown's death in Ferguson last year.

“I really, really would like for them to take that away,” Brown Sr. told KTVI. “I think it’s disturbing, disgusting … that picture is still in my head.”

The artist, Ti-Rock Moore, a Caucasian woman from New Orleans, said the images represent white privilege in America and how it negatively affects the black community now and has for generations.

Her exhibit shows a black Statue of Liberty, a noose dangling from a neon sign and a life-size portrayal of Michael Brown as he laid in the streets of Ferguson for hours after he was shot by a white officer almost one year ago.

“I have no problem with the person who created it, but I think they should have reached out to both sides of the family,” Brown Sr. told KTVI.

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