TITLE

AN ARTFUL DEFENSE

PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar2000, Issue 101, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the possible legal arguments of Dennis Heiner for defacing a portrait of the Virgin Mary by artist Chris Ofili included in the `Sensation' exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York City. Heiner's defense that the defacement was a work of art; Comparison of Heiner's work against the art world's criteria.
ACCESSION #
2809459

 

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