Artist: Henry Miller|
Confronting Bodies: U.S. Government
Date of Action: 1938
Specific Location: United States
Description of Artwork: Henry Miller's, "Tropic of Cancer," deals explicitly with his sexual adventures and challenged models of sexual morality.
Description of Incident: The novel, "Tropic of Cancer," and all of Henry Miller's works are banned from entering the United States.
Results of Incident: In 1961 the ban is lifted, although the work is deemed "obscene" by the Citizens for Decent Literature.
Source: New York Public Library, New York City
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