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====Region: [[:Category:North America|North America]]====
  
====Subject: [[:Category:Political/Economic/Social Opinion|Political/Economic/Social Opinion]] [[:Category:|]] [[:Category:|]]====
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====Subject: [[:Category:Political/Economic/Social Opinion|Political/Economic/Social Opinion]]====
  
====Medium: [[:Category:Mixed Media|Mixed Media]] [[:Category:|]] [[:Category:|]]====
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'''Artist:''' Michael Duffy
 
'''Artist:''' Michael Duffy
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'''Location:''' Santa Cruz California
 
'''Location:''' Santa Cruz California
  
'''Description of Artwork:''' One piece in question was a caricature of a local official surrounded by stuffed weasels called "A Bunch of Weasel."  Another was a collage targeting White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, and Duffy's disappointment with his treatment after leaving the United States Army called "Thanks, Leon." <P>
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'''Description of Artwork:''' ''A Bunch of Weasels'' was a caricature of a local official surrounded by stuffed weasels. A collage entitled [[Thanks, Leon]] was also challenged in the same exhibition.  
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'''The Incident:''' The Santa Cruz Arts Commission invited Duffy to exhibit his works for three months in a government center.  While Duffy was installing the five pieces that he chose, he was asked to remove the two considered more political than those in his original proposal. <P>
 
'''The Incident:''' The Santa Cruz Arts Commission invited Duffy to exhibit his works for three months in a government center.  While Duffy was installing the five pieces that he chose, he was asked to remove the two considered more political than those in his original proposal. <P>
  
'''Results of Incident:''' "A Bunch of Weasels" and "Thanks, Leon" were not included in the exhibit, though the remainder of Duffy's works were allowed to stay. <P>
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'''Results of Incident:''' ''A Bunch of Weasels'' and [[Thanks, Leon]] were not included in the exhibit, though the remainder of Duffy's works were allowed to stay. <P>
  
 
'''Source:''' Artistic Freedom Under Attack, 1995
 
'''Source:''' Artistic Freedom Under Attack, 1995
  
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Latest revision as of 16:19, 28 July 2011

Date: 1994

Region: North America

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Mixed Media


Artist: Michael Duffy

Confronting Bodies: Santa Cruz Arts Commission

Dates of Action: 1994

Location: Santa Cruz California

Description of Artwork: A Bunch of Weasels was a caricature of a local official surrounded by stuffed weasels. A collage entitled Thanks, Leon was also challenged in the same exhibition.


The Incident: The Santa Cruz Arts Commission invited Duffy to exhibit his works for three months in a government center. While Duffy was installing the five pieces that he chose, he was asked to remove the two considered more political than those in his original proposal.

Results of Incident: A Bunch of Weasels and Thanks, Leon were not included in the exhibit, though the remainder of Duffy's works were allowed to stay.

Source: Artistic Freedom Under Attack, 1995