RE: censorship exhibition proposal

Roman, Michael (
Wed, 24 Jun 1998 16:41:57 -0700

I think this is a wonderful idea... let us discuss this further.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Betancourt []
> Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 1998 4:35 PM
> To:
> Subject: censorship exhibition proposal
> Hi everyone,
> I was thinking about the recent censorship cases involving
> artists at
> Since we already have a page devoted to our policy on censorship,
> and Art.Net has
> now been involved in 2 cases, it would be interesting to set up a
> gallery of the
> work which was used as examples of what would be lost if
> censorship was allowed
> to happen. This, I think, would be a good public service to the
> general community
> -- not only on Art.Net -- but on the web as well because I get
> the sense that
> most people have no idea the real range of work which is
> adversely affected.
> Reading a list is one thing, looking at a gallery of images or
> work, and reading
> the words of text-based art, is quite another.
> I would be willing to volunteer some of my time to set-up such a
> gallery if
> needed.
> Michael