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Art Censorship in 2011: Nudity, Sexuality, Religion, Politics, and… Meat?!

By |2019-03-14T17:28:44-04:00February 6th, 2012|Blog|

2012 has already brought a few cases of censored art to our attention: Microsoft Skydrive froze UK blogger Michael Ohajuru's storage account because Modigliani’s painting “Reclining Nude” violated Microsoft's Code of Conduct which prohibits images that “depict nudity of any sort”; and ?zmir Metropolitan Municipality removed three photographs (below) from the exhibition “Aykiri” (Contrary) at the Izmir Art Center in Turkey as they reportedly [...]

President of Maine College of Art Condemns Censorship of Maine Labor Murals

By |2019-03-15T15:33:46-04:00March 30th, 2011|Blog|

Update: As the Boston Herald reports, Democratic Rep. Chellie Pingree has issued a statement insisting that the Maine Department of Labor mural (removed in late March by order of Gov. Paul LePage), should be put back up in the Department so the state won’t have to repay to the federal government most of its $60,000 cost. She adds, "Public art [...]