The Lyman Allyn Art Museum said it took down Rebecca Goyette’s video installation because it was “disturbing” for children, adding that it received a state-issued grant to waive youth admission fees.
Just hours later, ironically, one of the participating artists, Micol Hebron, had her account suspended for posting a topless photo outside of Instagram headquarters.
After Spencer Tunick staged an action outside of Facebook’s NYC headquarters to protest social media censorship, many pointed out its similarity to the work of feminist artist Micol Hebron.
Jersey City officials have painted over a contentious artwork that the city’s public arts program commissioned, prompting calls to tighten what critics view as a highly ambiguous, if not essentially nonexistent, citywide public arts policy.
A New York benefit show for the National Coalition Against Censorship cancelled last week over allegedly offensive material will go on at a new venue — though without the Mohammed-themed play that first started the controversy.