">Name: Nan Goldin photograph seized as possible child porn
Artist: Nan Goldin (photograph was in the collection of Elton John)|
Confronting Bodies: British police
Date of Action: September, 2007
Specific Location: Baltic Modern Art Gallery, Tyneside, U.K.
Description of Artwork: The photograph, entitled Klara And Edda Belly-Dancing (1998), shows two naked girls laughing and playing. One is wrapped in costume fabric and the other is lying on her back, her knees bent under her. It is one of 149 images comprising the Thanksgiving installation by renowned US photographer Nan Goldin. The photograph exists as part of the installation as a whole and has been widely published and exhibited throughout the world. It can be found in the monograph of Goldin's works entitled "The Devil's Playground" (Phaidon, 2003), has been offered for sale at Sotheby's New York in 2002 and 2004, and has previously been exhibited in Houston, London, Madrid, New York, Portugal, Warsaw and Zurich.
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