Difference between revisions of "The way I saw 911 on that day"

From Censorpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
 
(One intermediate revision by the same user not shown)
Line 15: Line 15:
 
'''Location:''' Heritage Bank in Ocean View, Newport, Virginia, USA
 
'''Location:''' Heritage Bank in Ocean View, Newport, Virginia, USA
  
'''Description of Artwork:''' The painting (all rights are reserved, so it cannot be shown here), commemorating the World Trade Center tragedy, showed several scenes of the disaster: a view of New York harbor with the smoke-engulfed towers in the distance; a close-up of a plane striking one of the towers; and a rescuer workers searching the rubble as fire-fighters raise the American flag. Paul D. Trice, a self-taught oil painter copied the images from newspaper photos, avoiding blood and gore.
+
'''Description of Artwork:''' ''The way I saw 911 on that day'' (all rights are reserved so it cannot be shown here), commemorating the World Trade Center tragedy, showed several scenes of the disaster: a view of New York harbor with the smoke-engulfed towers in the distance; a close-up of a plane striking one of the towers; and a rescuer workers searching the rubble as fire-fighters raise the American flag. Paul D. Trice, a self-taught oil painter copied the images from newspaper photos, avoiding blood and gore.
  
'''The Incident:''' The painting was pulled from the bank after a few days on display because a customer found it offensive. The employees at the Heritage Bank and Trust branch told the artist that a customer objected to the work, perhaps because it included an image of Osama bin Laden on a poster reading “Most Wanted by FBI Dead or Alive”.
+
'''The Incident:''' ''The way I saw 911 on that day'' was pulled from the bank after a few days on display because a customer found it offensive. The employees at the Heritage Bank and Trust branch told the artist that a customer objected to the work, perhaps because it included an image of Osama bin Laden on a poster reading “Most Wanted by FBI Dead or Alive”.
  
 
'''Results of Incident:''' London Bridge Trading Co. in Virginia Beach, a company that makes military gear, offered the painting a place of honor in its store after the painting was pulled from the bank.
 
'''Results of Incident:''' London Bridge Trading Co. in Virginia Beach, a company that makes military gear, offered the painting a place of honor in its store after the painting was pulled from the bank.

Latest revision as of 10:45, 4 January 2012

Date: 2002

Region: North America

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Painting


Artist: Paul D. Trice

Confronting Bodies: Heritage Bank employees

Date of Action: February 2002

Location: Heritage Bank in Ocean View, Newport, Virginia, USA

Description of Artwork: The way I saw 911 on that day (all rights are reserved so it cannot be shown here), commemorating the World Trade Center tragedy, showed several scenes of the disaster: a view of New York harbor with the smoke-engulfed towers in the distance; a close-up of a plane striking one of the towers; and a rescuer workers searching the rubble as fire-fighters raise the American flag. Paul D. Trice, a self-taught oil painter copied the images from newspaper photos, avoiding blood and gore.

The Incident: The way I saw 911 on that day was pulled from the bank after a few days on display because a customer found it offensive. The employees at the Heritage Bank and Trust branch told the artist that a customer objected to the work, perhaps because it included an image of Osama bin Laden on a poster reading “Most Wanted by FBI Dead or Alive”.

Results of Incident: London Bridge Trading Co. in Virginia Beach, a company that makes military gear, offered the painting a place of honor in its store after the painting was pulled from the bank.

Source: Newport News, NCAC