Piss christ not obscene
The affair was seen as partly responsible for the. Consider the frenzy over the mapplethorpe show. Our course in the future will be to support art, artists and freedom of expression. If you are interested in reproducing images from the museum of modern art web site, please visit the image permissions page (www. I most certainly can understand that the work in question has offended many people and appreciate the feelings of those who have protested it,” he wrote.
Photographer andres serrano lectures at bu today
Piss christ not obscene. Last week the gallery complained of “extremist harassment” by fundamentalist christian groups who wanted the work banned in france. The supreme court stipulates that anyone pressing an obscenity charge against a work of art must show that “an average person applying contemporary community standards would find that the work, taken as a whole, appeals to the prurient interest. ”madonna and child ii” is also gothic. We are continually improving the quality of our text archives. He is searching for a way to sort out what he values in religion from what he does not. The life of the national endowment could be involved. No public figure promoted artists in the late 80s and early 90s quite the way the recently departed senator helms did.
Just a couple of months ago, we had a fuss about some entries in the. The house interior appropriations subcommittee issues a bill with an amendment that requires grantors to receive approval from the nea before awarding monetary grants. And the new intolerants don’t know how to cope with either.