Male Nude

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Date: 2006

Region: North America

Subject: Nudity

Medium: Painting


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Artist: Robert Ferguson, Artist

Confronting Bodies: Citizens of Escondido

Date of Action: January 10-15, 2006

Location: Escondido, CA

Description of Artwork: Male Nude painting

The Incident: After complaints, the painting was taken down, but it was put back on display after supporters encouraged Ferguson and the gallery to do so. City officials did not seek its censorship.

Results of Incident: Painting was put back up after other citizens supported gallery.

Source: 10news.com, San Diego