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Fractured Fairey Tale

By |2019-03-15T15:25:07-04:00June 3rd, 2010|Blog|

In one of the more recent public controversies to hit the NCAC’s arts advocacy radar, two murals from a series commissioned for a Cincinnati Arts Center (CAC) exhibition were recently destroyed – one vandalized by unknown actors, the other whitewashed by a disgruntled site owner. The two murals, by former street artist Shepard Fairey (whose best known images include the [...]

Public Speech at the Mercy of a Heckler’s Veto

By |2019-03-14T17:35:51-04:00November 16th, 2009|Blog|

A billboard with the words "Don't Believe In God? You are not alone" was removed from a site in downtown Cincinnati because of threats received by the owner of the site. Even though both the freedom of religion (including the freedom to not believe in god) and freedom of expression are among the founding principles of the U.S., there are [...]