Barbur Gallery held an event with the left-wing NGO Breaking the Silence, and now the municipality of Jerusalem is trying to kick it out of its space.
The censorship of a work now slated to be reinstated threatened to undo a powerful exhibition of social justice art by artists from the southwestern US.
Art Under Threat, an annual report released by Freemuse, charts incidents of censorship, violence, and persecution against artists around the world.
The social media companies have removed images of posters made by the publisher Badlands Unlimited that parody Westboro Baptist Church protest signs.
On the one hand, the role of the art lawyer has been to lubricate the wheels of commerce. But this approach runs the risk of missing the most illuminating contributions to art law itself.
A high school senior’s painting of a protest scene has become the subject of a controversy since it was hung (and removed, and re-hung, and re-removed, and re-re-hung) at the US Capitol, but nobody is looking at it closely enough.
Here’s a look at some of this year’s acts of art censorship.
YouTube took down the music video for a song by the French rappers Dosseh and Nekfeu after Attia filed a lawsuit claiming it plagiarizes one of his works.
The For Freedoms artist-led super PAC is riling people in Mississippi with a billboard that combines Donald Trump’s campaign slogan with a Civil Rights-era photo.
“We urge all artists from around the world to show their protest and criticism against all of this,” artists and brothers Hossein Rajabian and Mehdi Rajabian wrote in a letter from Iran’s notorious Evin Prison.
On Monday, the organizers of the Çanakkale Biennial canceled the exhibition’s fifth edition, which was due to open on September 24.
On this week’s art crime blotter: the makers of a Millennium Falcon–shaped shed struck back, a thief attempted to hold a sculpture ransom, and a painting of a nude man with a teapot set local prudes boiling.