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Offensive Art

10 Very Unorthodox Depictions Of Jesus In Art (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.24.2014 | Arts

This year, in honor of Christmas and the age old art world tradition of pissing people off, we're revisiting a past tour through the most incorrigible...

Did This Art Project Deserve To Be Censored By Facebook?

Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

Cuban artist and creative director Erik Ravelo is used to having his artwork censored. He was, after all, the man behind United Colors of Benetton's U...

'Insensitive' Sculpture Sparks Outrage In Hawaii

Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts

An art installation that has been on display at the Hawaii Convention Center since 1996 has suddenly sparked controversy for cultural insensitivity. ...

Lil Wayne, Shakespeare, and Artistic Freedom

Shayne Lee | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts
Shayne Lee

Where do you set the line that cannot be crossed? Is art better served with attempts to sanitize and moralize art out of its provocative power? My answer is a resounding no!

Unholy Jesus Art

Posted 12.25.2012 | Arts

Merry Christmas, dear readers! Last year we celebrated the holiday with the ten best depictions of Jesus in art. This time around we decided to ce...

Russian Court Bans 'Religiously Offensive' Art; Artist Responds

Posted 06.14.2012 | Arts

A court in the Kaluga Region of Russia has ruled that a painting of Jesus Christ with the head of Mickey Mouse is offensive and banned it from being e...