Nude artwork banned from college art exhibit
Region: North America
Artist: Art students at the College of Southern Idaho
Confronting Bodies: College of Southern Idaho officials, College of Southern Idaho students, Twin Falls, Idaho community members
Dates of Action: April-May, 2006
Location: Twin Falls, Idaho, USA
Description of Artwork: The paintings and sculpture in question all depict nudes subjects.
The Incident: After receiving negative responses from community members and from other students, College of Southern Idaho officials decided to move all the nude paintings and sculptures to an off campus location.
Results of Incident: Some students claim this is an incident of censorship. Other students have deicded to show all their artwork, including non nude works, at the off campus location.
Source: Associated Press