A couple of young women won top honors in an art competition sponsored by the Virginian-Pilot newspaper but were rejected because newspaper bigwigs decided their art wasn’t fit to be seen by decent folks.
On display at the Chrysler Museum Of Art, praised by art authorities as excellent works, nonetheless they were rejected because they depicted nudity in a tasteful way.
Perhaps the artists should have submitted babes in bikinis instead.
Wonder if an artwork depicting oh, say, a guy nailed to a cross would be acceptable for family viewing. Oh, that’s right. Those things are all over the place, as are bloody movies shown in churches.
Got it. Violence is good, finding beauty in pregnancy or the human body is bad. Now we understand.
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