I coordinated a Manchester Art Gallery event at which the painting was taken down. E very day, in museums all over the world, paintings are put up and taken down. More often than not, this activity takes place pretty much unannounced and unnoticed. In most cases, the decisions that inform this activity are made by professional museum curators behind closed doors.
Our removal of Waterhouse’s naked nymphs painting was art in action | Art | The Guardian
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It is a painting that shows pubescent, naked nymphs tempting a handsome young man to his doom, but is it an erotic Victorian fantasy too far, and one which, in the current climate, is unsuitable and offensive to modern audiences? Postcards of the painting will be removed from sale in the shop. Members of the public have stuck Post-it notes around the notice giving their reaction.