Minnesota Fair Censors Bill Cosby Portrait Made from Rapeseeds

Posted on Hyperallergenic by Laura C. Mallonee on September 4, 2015

Artist Nick Rindo told CBS that his crop art portrait of Cosby was removed from the exhibit hall on the very first day of the Minnesota Fair, after the venue received multiple complaints. It joins the ranks of two other artworks in the competition’s entire history that have been removed — one made from marijuana seeds, another containing a sexual reference.

Bill Cosby rape seed Minnesota Fair 2015

http://hyperallergic.com/234283/minnesota-fair-censors-bill-cosby-portrait-made-from-rapeseeds/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Carnegie+Museum+of+Art+Makes+its+Provenance+Accessible+and+Interactive&utm_content=Carnegie+Museum+of+Art+Makes+its+Provenance+Accessible+and+Interactive+CID_97e3724e5408749bddc9e1cb1b624789&utm_source=HyperallergicNewsletter&utm_term=Minnesota%20Fair%20Censors%20Bill%20Cosby%20Portrait%20Made%20from%20Rapeseeds

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~ by artpoped on September 7, 2015.

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