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Art censorship bibliography

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Adams, Laurie. Art on Trial: From Whistler to Rothko, New York, NY, Walker, 1976.

Bolton, Richard. Culture Wars: Documents from the Recent Controversies in the Arts, New York, NY, New Press, 1992.

Carmilly, Moshe Weinberger, Fear of Art: Censorship and Freedom of Expression in Art, New York, NY, Bowker, 1986.

Childs, Elizabeth C. Suspended License: Censorship and the Visual Arts, Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press, 1997.

Crosier, Louis M. and Jennifer A. Peter, eds. The Cultural Battlefield: Art, Censorship and Public Funding. Washington, D.C.: Avocus Publishing, Inc., 1995.

Dubin, Steven C. Arresting Images: Impolitic Art and Uncivil Actions, London, NY, Routledge, 1992.

DuBoff, Leonard D. Art Law in a Nutshell, St. Paul, MN, West Pub., 1993.

Frohnmayer, John. Leaving Town Alive: Confessions of an Arts Warrior, Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin, 1993.

Garbus, Martin. Tough Talk: How I Fought for Writers, Comics, Bigots and the American Way, New York, NY, Times Books, 1998.

Gurstein, Rochelle. The Repeal of Reticence: A History of America's Cultural and Legal Struggles Over Free Speech, Obscenity, Sexual Liberation and Modern Art, New York, NY, Hill and Wang, 1996.

Heins, Marjorie. Sex, Sin and Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars, New York, NY, New Press, 1993.

Kosuth, Joseph and David Freedberg. The Play of the Unmentionable: An Installation by Joseph Kosuth at the Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY, New Press, 1992.

People for the American Way. Artistic Freedom Under Attack, Washington, DC, Artsave, 1992.

Peter, Jennifer. The Cultural Battlefield: Art Censorship and Public Funding, Gilsum, NH, Avocus Pub., 1995.

Pertie, Ruth. Film and Censorship: The Index Reader. Herndon, Va.: Cassell, 1997.

Swanson, James L., ed. First Amendment Law Handbook, 1997-98 ed. St. Paul, Minn.: West Group, 1997.

Tiefenbrun, Susan W., Editor. Law and the Arts (Contributions in Legal Studies), Greenwood Publishing, 1998.


Atkins, Robert."Censor Sensibilty." Village Voice, Vol. 33, Dec 29, 1988.

Bernstein, Dennis. "NPR Censors Another Poet," Pacific News Service, May 20, 1997.

Chicago, Judy and Roger Kimball with Edward Lucie-Smith, "USA Art Unleashed," Index on Censorship-The International Magazine for Free Speech, Vol. 25, May 1996.

Cromartie, Michael. "Give Me Liberty, But Don't Give Me Filth; Robert Bork Makes a Case for Censorship," Christianity Today, Vol. 41, May 19, 1997.

Jones, Kohar. "Drama Students Look to Address Censorship: Two New Plays Address Volatile Issues," Yale Daily News, March 1, 1996.

LaMarche, Gara and William B. Rubenstein. "The Love That Dare Not Speak: Censoring Gay Expression," The Nation, Vol. 251, November 5, 1990.

Novitz, David. "Disputes About Art," The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 54, Spring 1996. O'Hear, Anthony. "Art and Censorship," Philosophy, Oct 1991. Rosenthal, Alan. "Censorship and the Permissive Society," Film Quarterly, Vol. 50, September 1996.

On-line resources

Indecent Images: A Gallery of Pre-Raphaelite Images CDA Would Not Allow Online

BYU Censored Art Exhibit

Internet Art Resources

The Censored Cartoons Page

Censorship on the Internet: An Interactive Essay by Stephen King

Fear No Art

Bonfire of Liberties

National Campaign for Freedom of Expression

Censorship of Art