Temecula’s cultural life remains in the hands of city official’s subjective tastes

By |2019-03-15T15:24:19-04:00May 6th, 2010|Blog|

Temecula city management, which was responsible for removing a nude artwork from an exhibition in January, has decided not to create a written policy for the selection of artworks in city-owned exhibition spaces. Instead, Temecula’s Community Services Director Herman Parker (or someone designated by him) will partake in the selection process. NCAC Director of Programs, Svetlana Mintcheva, says: It is [...]

Temecula City Managers Remove Nude Artwork from Visual Expression 2010 Show

By |2019-03-14T18:07:47-04:00February 17th, 2010|Blog|

In January, artwork by Jeff Hebron, which had been selected for inclusion in a Temecula, CA juried art exhibit (Visual Expressions 2010), was removed upon the request of the City Management. The problem: the painting depicted a nude figure. The gallery where the piece was to be shown is a city-owned space, which is why there are serious [...]

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