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US laws meant to stop sex trafficking are making it difficult for artists to promote and sell their art online

A set of ambiguous laws has pushed platforms to refuse service to artists whose work includes nude imagery or could be construed as sexual

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Art and food in the nude: my liberating experience at an underground culture club

The Füde Experience by the multidisciplinary artist Charlie Ann Max was a glimpse of the future I am fighting for

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Censored: the exhibitions that Instagram doesn’t want you to see

Galleries and artists are Increasingly finding themselves at the centre of heavy-handed suppression on the social media platform

Sex and the Disparity: 20 years on, are art girls really rising?

Thirty-five years ago the Guerrilla Girls took to the streets to protest gender inequality—now memes are helping to remind us that there is much work still to do

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Three years after censorship meeting, Meta is still not listening to artists

In 2019, 20 artists were invited to discuss Facebook and Instagram's problematic approach to art and nudity—so why has nothing changed?

Censorship on social media not only limits artists' online reach—it can prevent future opportunities, too

Instagram censorship is preventing some artists from showing the bulk of their work—and punishing them and their followers

Try nude modelling—it will make you a better artist

Being a life model is not just artistic tradition or a way to make money

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Is Instagram censorship changing art itself?

The platform’s control over what counts as art is effectively changing the way it is made, shown and seen

Why Onlyfans is not the solution for artists being censored on Instagram

More institutions and galleries ought to be fighting for contemporary creatives with the same passion that Vienna is fighting for long-dead ones