"> Name: Terence Koh's "Gone, Yet Still" exhibit comprising of inconic figurines with erections causes lawsuit at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.

Date:  2006-present

Location:  Europe

SubjectExplicit Sexuality , Religious


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Artist: Terence Koh

Confronting Bodies: Emily Maptuwa

Date of Action: Exhibit ran September 2007 - January 2008. Suit filed for a September 2008 court hearing.

Specific Location: Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England.

Description of Artwork: The piece comprises dozens of plaster objects, including statues of such figures as Mickey Mouse, E.T., and Jesus, all shown with erections.

Description of Incident: The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art will go to court in September to face charges of offending public decency. The gallery is being sued by Emily Mapfuwa, a citizen outraged by an artwork in the gallery's September 2007  January 2008 Terence Koh exhibition, "Gone, Yet Still."

Results of Incident: Court case scheduled September 23 2008.

Source: http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/28254/baltic-centre-to-face-suit-over-koh-christ-sculpture/

Submitted By: Teresa Koberstein, NCAC

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