Power, Taboo and the Artist • National Coalition Against Censorship

This is a great video series on censorship in art and public funding of art.



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#1 Helga on 12.01.10 at 8:55 pm

Here is a prime example of censorship happening now. Thank goodness for all those right wing conservatives who are here to save us all the while being the biggest hypocrites around as shown on Rachel Maddow’s ending story tonight (Wed.).

Smithsonian Museum Removes An LGBT Art Exhibit After GOP Threatens To Defund It
http://thinkprogress.org/2010/11/30/smithsonian-lgbt-exhibit/

http://mediamatters.org/blog/201011300036

#2 HeidiN on 12.03.10 at 3:51 pm

I agree with this explanation…and it is very true. There are many many talented creative people that may or may not want to sell their work but I believe it should be shown. It won’t be for everybody…but then, it’s not supposed to be..

#3 l3wis on 12.04.10 at 10:18 pm

Once I stopped worrying about selling my art, I sold more.