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art censorship and sculpture that will get you going

updated sun 22 sep 02


Elca Branman on sat 21 sep 02

This last week,the NYTimes reported that a sculpture by Eric Fischl, of a
falling woman, which had been placed in Rockefellar center as part of the
commemoration of 9/11 commemoration had been removed because "it was too

Who decides when and if a piece of art work is "disturbing" or
pornographic? Who are the art police who decides that art should be
Where would Guernica or certain Goyas in such a sanitized view
of art's functions?

I really find any art censorship for adults offensive(I really disliked
Jeff Koons shiny porno paintings when i saw them, but would never think
of declaring them off limits for anyone else,except ,mebbe,on the basis
of bad aesthetics. ..LOL)

Elca, who was in NYC last week and went to the Met, the Crafts Museum,
the Brooklun Museum, the Neue Museum, The Primitive Arts museum and
galleries galore, and used her six days to gobble up every bit of eye
candy around..has to last the winter..
On Fri, 20 Sep 2002 23:32:53 -0500 vince pitelka
> > > >Sculptures that will get you going!
> > > >
> Wow. Thanks to Leslie Alexander for pointing us to this website,
Education through ignorance and censorship does such
> harm.
> Best wishes -
> - Vince

Elca Branman,in Sarasota Florida

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