Name: Visitor to British Art Gallery censors male nude painting

Date:  2006-present

Location:  Europe



Artist: David Cobley

Confronting Bodies: Visitor at Victoria Art Gallery

Date of Action: November, 2007

Specific Location: Bath, Somerset, England

Description of Artwork: The painting depicts a male nude body.

Description of Incident: The painting has been damaged as the glue used to adhere the paper to the canvas will leave a tacky residue.

Results of Incident: A visitor glued a piece of black paper over the genitals of the man in the painting.

Source: BBC News.

Submitted By: Matthew Lau

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