Banned Images


With Facebook, Instagram, Google+ and Twitter becoming a daily part of all of our lives, social media websites have taken over the world. They know everything about our public and our private lives, however there are some things social media websites fail to understand. Whether it is the touching moment of a new mother breastfeeding or an intellectually stimulating artwork, the powers that be on social media just don’t get it.

Artworks from the biggest names in the art world fall foul to social media censors surprisingly regularly. From Gustav Courbet to Richard Prince and Robert Mapplethorpe, some images get students’, academics’, magazines’ and galleries’ Instagram pages blocked…

Article written for Dada Magazine: read full article here.


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