LIFE DRAWINGS STRIPPED FROM THE WYVERN THEATRE GALLERY IN SWINDON

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Date: 1995 - 2005

Region: Europe

Subject: Nudity

Medium: Painting


Artist: artist Sarah Hope

Confronting Bodies: Wyvern Theatre Management

Dates of Action: December 2001

Location: Wyvern Theatre Gallery, Swindon, England, UK

Description of Artwork: Charcoal drawings of male nudes

The Incident: Taken down by Swindon theatre gallery because they believed the drawings might cause offense to families durring pantomine season.

Results of Incident: Local Newspaper Swindon Evening Advertiser ran a story on the 15th December 2001 regarding the incident. Drawings were replaced with work by other artist which happened to depict female torsos

Source: See the Swindon Evening Advertiser newspaper article on my website http://www.sarahhope.com