Girl on cliff edge image ‘irresponsible’, says council – but artist says he’s been censored

An artist said his work has been censured after his image featuring the Seven Sisters cliffs was removed from advertising boards across the city. But the image has been removed from sites around Brighton and Hove after a complaint which said the content … #America…

Curator resigns in protest as Portuguese museum protects kids from homoerotic ‘art’

João Ribas chose to fall on his sword for an “artist” whose works features clearly child-unfriendly photographs of New York’s gay BDSM scene from the ’70s. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Curator resigns in protest as Portuguese museum protects kids from homoerotic ‘art’

Amazon Book Burning: Dissident Pickup Artist Banned – Roosh V

Author Roosh V, best known as a pickup artist, joins Henrik to talk about the banning of 9 of his books from Amazon.com. We discuss some of the controversies he’s been involved in over the years and his views on modernity, tradition, women, relationships and…

Equatorial Guinea: Artist, Finally Free, Leaves Country

(Nairobi, May 29, 2018) – The Equatorial Guinean artist Ramón Esono Ebalé left the country on May 28, 2018, after being imprisoned for six months on apparently false charges and then waiting three months for travel documents, 13 rights organizations said today. “Ramón Esono Ebalé’s…

Equatorial Guinea: Artist Freed from Prison

An Equatorial Guinean court on March 7, 2018 released an artist imprisoned on dubious charges for nearly six months, 18 human rights groups said today. The prosecution dropped all charges against Ramón Esono Ebalé, a cartoonist whose work is often critical of the government, at…

Equatorial Guinea: Trial Set for Imprisoned Artist

(Nairobi, February 26, 2018) – The trial of an artist on dubious counterfeiting charges, apparently brought in retaliation for drawing cartoons critical of the government, will be a test both of the independence of the judiciary and of free speech in Equatorial Guinea, eight rights…

Grammys president: Women need to ‘step up’ after men sweep this year’s awards

CLOSE Artist wear white roses to Grammy Awards to fight sexual harassment. Josmar Taveras Lorde was one of many female artists who walked home empty-handed after Sunday’s Grammy Awards.(Photo: Dia Dipasupil, Getty Images) #GrammysSoMale?  That’s the hashtag brewing after Sunday’s Grammy Awards, where only one…

Czech artist’s exhibition censored in Slovakia

ČTK | 22 January 2018 Piestany, West Slovakia, Jan 20 (CTK) – The exhibition of Czech artist Jiri Naceradsky was ended prematurely because the paintings outraged the new director of the gallery who had some of them, depicting naked bodies, moved outside the main room,…

Art and the Every Day with Mike Winkelmann (AKA beeple) – Creative Commons

Beeple, AKA Mike Winkelmann, is a graphic designer, artist, and videographer whose popular video art and design work has largely been released free under CC. Every day for the past 10 years, Winkelmann has released a drawing online through his series of “Everydays,” which is…