Censorship

Thatcher film postponed after Tories object

Blackpool gallery funded by local council delays show in run up to elections

Published online: 17 October 2014

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Gwangju Biennial president resigns in censorship row

Work depicting South Korean president assailed by the families of ferry disaster victims removed under pressure from local government

Published online: 20 August 2014

Russian culture minister Medinsky in censorship row

A culture ministry document that aims to impose social “norms” on the arts has attracted widespread criticism

Published online: 20 August 2014

Secretive North Korean artist’s show cancelled in Beijing

Sun Mu’s controversial political works inspired by propaganda imagery may have been censored

Published online: 19 August 2014

Show on African homosexuality shut down after fundamentalist attack

Senegal exhibition, part of the Dak’Art Biennale, closed due to pressure from extremist Islamic groups

Published online: 05 June 2014

Ai Weiwei hits back at alleged censorship using social media

The activist artist takes to Instagram and removes his work from a show in Beijing in protest

Published online: 02 June 2014

 

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