Censorship

SURVEILLANCE

I Got Tracked by Ai Weiwei's Drones and Here's What Happened

Ai, Jacques Herzog, and Pierre de Meuron staged a creepily prescient installation at the Park Avenue Armory.
Kara Weisenstein
7.11.17
feminist art

By Painting Boobs on Boobs, This Artist Subverts Instagram's Anti-Woman Censorship

Freeing the nipple with Barcelona-based artist Claudia Sahuquillo.
Kelsey Lannin
3.8.17
Like Art

Feminist Artist Alexandra Marzella Doesn't Give a F*ck About Her Haters

The Instagram photographer, model, and performance artist sounds off on exhibitionism, nudity, and body hair.
Kara Weisenstein
2.24.17
Art

Fearless Nipple Brooches Celebrate Facebook's Least Favorite Body Part

Paloma Smith sells her censorship-fighting brooches on Etsy.
Francesca Capossela
2.1.17
Art

400 Sparkling Nipples Shed Light on Facebook's Bullshit Nudity Policies

Anonymous artist group Luzinterruptus protested internet censorship outside Facebook’s Madrid HQ with a glowing reminder of the utter shamefulness of censoring a tit.
Francesca Capossela
1.19.17
Art

Sick of Censorship, Artists Launch a "Witchsy" Online Market

Meet the merchants freeing e-commerce, one NSFW enamel pin at a time.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
12.24.16
Film

This Cartoonist was the First American Criminally Convicted of Obscenity

'The Trial of Mike Diana' is a documentary that will absolutely not be safe for work.
Giaco Furino
11.11.16
Art

This Towel Covers Your Private Parts with Private Parts

Ken Kagami’s collaboration with THE THING Quarterly undresses censorship and body politics with a fluffy bath towel and an essay from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.
B. David Zarley
10.25.16
Art

[NSFW] The Graffiti Artist Who Painted a Naked Eric Andre Mural...Naked

Provocative graffiti artist Lushsux went all out in this huge nude mural of comedian Eric Andre.
Andrew Nunes
9.1.16
Art

Art Fair Asses and New Radiohead: Last Week in Art

What with Frieze New York, NYCxDesign, NADA New York, and the Met Gala, it was another week in NYC.
Sami Emory
5.9.16
Art

Liquid Meth Found in Bras & Art Supplies: Last Week in Art

Shia LaBeouf slapped a student, and everybody hates The Met's new logo.
Sami Emory
2.22.16
Art

Ai Weiwei's Refugee Moment: Last Week in Art

Also: Rome censored sculptures and King Tut's beard, scandalized!
Sami Emory
2.1.16