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Gary Cabana biography: 13 things about ex-MoMA member from New York


Gary Joseph Cabana is a white man from New York, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in New York City, New York. His last known address was a supportive housing residence in Midtown Manhattan, New York City operated by Breaking Ground, a nonprofit organization offering shelter for homeless and mentally ill individuals and those diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
  2. He previously lived in Sacramento, California, USA and in Missouri, USA particularly in Springfield and Fulton.
  3. On August 8, 2018, he took to Instagram to share a photo of his mother wearing a red Make America Great Again cap. In the caption, he wrote, “#ThrowbackThursday: My mom is a cute lil thing, but I still don’t get where her head is at. Parents? #cantleaveemcantshootem”
  4. He considers himself a cinephile. On September 18, 2021, he took to Instagram to share a video of himself and a crowd on Broadway in Manhattan.
  5. After losing his job as an usher at Nederlander Theatre in Manhattan, New York City, he sent a series of threatening emails to a woman working at the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, a union representing ushers, between November 2021 and January 2022. In one email, he wrote to her, “Payback is coming. F–k you c–t.”
  6. In January 2022, he allegedly punched his former Nederlander manager in the face outside of the theater.
  7. He is a former member of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), an art museum in Midtown Manhattan. He went to the museum on January 22, 2022 and allegedly caused disruptions there on February 24, 2022 and on March 9, 2022.
  8. On March 11, 2022, his MoMA membership was revoked because of two past disruptions.
  9. On March 12, 2022, wearing a blue surgical mask, a colorful patterned shirt and a black jacket, he went to the MoMA and tried to gain access to the museum to see the 1938 film “Bringing Up Baby” but was denied. At around 4:15 p.m., he allegedly jumped over the reception desk and repeatedly stabbed two MoMA employees, a man and a woman who were both 24 years old at the time.
  10. He was 60 years old when he allegedly stabbed two MoMA employees, who were transported to Bellevue Hospital in Kips Bay, Manhattan where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. He had no prior arrests before the attacks on March 12, 2022.
  11. On March 13, 2022, the New York City police Department (NYPD) asked the public’s help tracking him down.
  12. On March 14, 2022, he took to Facebook to explain the letter he received that revoked his MoMA membership. He wrote in part, “What is worse? Hackers or Journos. Right now, I LOVE MY HACKERS for taking my mind off this frame job by MoMA. THERE WERE NO DISRUPTIONS. Security NEVER escorted me from MoMA on the 2 “supposed” days I “acted up: 2/24 + 3/9. Total blind side when I got “the letter” from Daniel P.”
  13. At around 1:30 a.m. on March 15, 2022, he was found  sleeping on a bench at a Greyhound bus terminal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was arrested by Philadelphia Police Department officers.

(This is a developing story. More details will be added.)


1 reply »

  1. Too bad there were no New York City police officers around. They would
    have seen the injured employees and him swinging the knife around. They would have given him 4 rounds right in the chest. Too bad.


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