Tag Archives: censorship

Art in the Streets

We’ve been following the public conversation surrounding censorship, street art, and MOCA‘s popular Art in the Streets exhibition at the Geffen Temporary Contemporary museum in downtown Los Angeles. In this segment, Hear in the City arts editor Jesse Lerner breaks down some of … Continue reading

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01/03/2011: censorship and the arts

Censorship at the Smithsonian: “A Fire In My Belly”

In December, GOP congressmen ordered the removal of an artwork from the National Portrait Gallery’s Hide/Seek exhibit at the Smithsonian claiming it was “an outrageous use of taxpayer money and an obvious attempt to offend Christians during the Christmas season.” … Continue reading

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12/06/2010: building and construction

Murals and graffiti-what is public art?

Each year, 34 million tax dollars go toward eradicating graffitti. Hear in the City Producer, Luis Sierra Campos, talks to artists and organizers of a new show opening at the Social and Public Art Resource Center in Venice this weekend … Continue reading

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