Hitler Larger-Than-Life (painting)

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Date: 2010

Region: North America

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Painting


Hitler2.jpg

Artist: Gage Delprete

Confronting Bodies: Marblehead Arts Association

Date of Action: June 2010

Location: Marblehead, Massachusetts

Description of Artwork: Hitler Larger-Than-Life, a painting of Adolf Hitler

The Incident: The painting was hung up at the Marblehead Arts Association along with other paintings by Delprete. A family who had ties with relatives who were murdered in the Holocaust saw the painting and demanded that the artwork be taken down. The Association obliged the family and took it down.

Results of Incident: After three days, the Association decided to re-hang the portrait of Hitler.

Source: http://www.dailynewstranscript.com/arts/x157354553/Hung-up-on-Hitler