Thursday, September 30, 2010

blond bombshell


An article about freedom of expression involving a political figure and comments alleged to 'incite hatred' may be viewed here.

portraits of terror


A film has been made about Penn State's censorship of Joshua Stulman's 10 piece "Portraits of Terror' exhibit in 2006; an article may be viewed here.


Wednesday, September 29, 2010

inside story


An article may be viewed here.

divide and conquer


An article may be viewed here.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

great, no white after labor day


An article may be viewed here.

logos


Logomyway sponsored a contest for a new BP design; an article may be found here.

aimed at inciting


The artist's description: "This work is aimed at inciting religious hatred." An article may be viewed here.

tea for 2


Burqas in America; an article may be viewed here. Available at Zarina.com

the eyes have it



A gallery of burqa images may be viewed here.

Monday, September 27, 2010

atta angel


An article may be viewed here.

non violence


This sculpture may be installed at a community college in Honolulu; an article may be viewed here.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

pajama game


A blog may be viewed here.

god save the queen


An article about this exhibit of charcoal drawings, depicting assassinations of living persons, may be viewed here.

buddha bar


A Buddha bar blasphemy blog, here.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

t shirt shop


A new t shirt company seeks designs; an article may be viewed here.

durga


An article may be viewed here.

photography is not a crime


An article may be viewed here.

religion is garbage


An article about this ad campaign may be viewed here.

is that you, santa?


An article may be viewed here.

sheriff joe


An article may be viewed here.

yugo first


An article may be viewed here.

altered states


An article may be viewed here.

disaster


This German artist's work, exhibited in Canada; an article here.

lese majeste

Chiranuch Premchaiporn, webmaster of an online Journal in Thailand, was arrested at Bangkok airport and charged with 'insulting the monarchy.' An article may be viewed here.

An article about the history of so-called lese majeste may be viewed here.

Friday, September 24, 2010

taking a bath


The Liberace Museum is closing its doors; an article may be found here. A press release from the Liberace Foundation is here.

aye caracas


Yes that (center) is the head of the US Secretary of State; an article may be viewed here.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

up in arms


This yet-to-be-released war simulation game has come under fire; an article may be viewed here.

Monday, September 20, 2010

epiphany


Legal action has been demanded against artist Jose Pereira for hurting the sentiments of Hindus at large, and interested groups have requested the immediate withdrawal of the exhibition.

An article may be viewed here. Doffing the ArtSmith, who sleuthed out the image.

Friday, September 17, 2010

not permitted


This cartoon was published on the front page of 2 Mexican newspapers; an article may be viewed here. The cartoonist's response to angry readers is here.

There is a law in Mexico against altering the national flag, and a permit must be obtained for its broadcast.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

no sale


This artist ran afoul of taxing authorities and his art is banned from sale in Canada as a result; an article may be viewed here.

decision pending


An article may be viewed here.

oh, this old thing?




Cher appeared at the Video Music Awards this week in a remake of the costume from her 1989 video "If I Could Turn Back Time." The video was originally banned by MTV, and then was shown only after 9 p.m.

The top image is not really her.

wings of a dove


The pastor of a tiny church in central Florida announced his intention to burn books, specifically copies of the Quran, on the 9th anniversary of 911. He ultimately withdrew the plan, but not before getting the world's attention; an article may be viewed here. The church' website is here.

This image is by a Bulgarian cartoonist, Christo Komar.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

lost glimmer


An article may be viewed here.

big 3


An article may be viewed here.

good golly


Cartoonist Molly Norris has gone into hiding due to concerns for her personal safety. An article may be viewed here.

un-friend her


Facebook removed this image of art at Burning Man, for violating terms of use. An article may be viewed here.

walk like an egyptian



An article may be viewed here.

cardinal sins


This Blake Prize entry is by Rodney Pople; an article may be viewed here.

call me


An article may be viewed here.

the apprentice


This photo (circa 1854) was recently located, together with a sale document for one of the subjects-- "John" --in a North Carolina attic. Some experts say it was taken by one of Mathew Brady's apprentices. An article may be viewed here.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

holy see


An article about the Vatican's position on the display of this work by Raphael in a museum rather than a church, may be viewed here.

glock stock and barrel



A case by American manufacturer Glock against a Austrian manufacturer has settled; an article may be viewed here.

do you believe in pagac


The city of Tuscon provided a notice of violation to the Rialto Theater, for Joe Pagac's murals. An article may be viewed here.

maid in france


An article about an artist some call the 'new warhol' may be viewed here.