">Name: Guy Colwell's "The Abuse," San Francisco gallery threatened
Artist: Guy Colwell|
Confronting Bodies: Gallery viewers
Date of Action: May 2004
Specific Location: San Francisco, California
Description of Artwork: Colwell's "The Abuse" depicts scenes from photographs of prison abuse in U.S. occupied Iraq at Abu Ghriab prison that led to an investigation into U.S. interrogation practices. The painting shows nude, hooded men connected to wires standing atop platforms. The painting is black and white except for an American flag on a soldier's uniform.
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