Art Censorship in the City of Chicago Bridgeport mural by Gabriel Villa

By |2019-03-07T22:42:09-05:00June 8th, 2009|Blog|

In May 2009, artist Gabriel Villa’s work on private property was painted over. The National Coalition Against Censorship wrote in response: The political message of Villa’s mural gives it the highest constitutional protection. Its destruction is, therefore, much more significant “mistake” than Mayor Daley would have it, it is a violation of one of our most deeply cherished rights – [...]