Art Censorship

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

 

National Coalition Against Censorship
Description: Promotes freedom of thought, inquiry and expression and oppose censorship in all its forms. Work with artists, curators and museum directors resisting art censorship. Sponsors the website Artists Rights.
http://ncac.org 

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

Title: The Cultural Battlefield. Art Censorship & Public Funding 
Description: Offers perspectives on the validity of public funding, the meaning of obscenity, and targets of censorship. It also explores why and how the government has tried to stifle artistic expression that challenges the status quo.
Publisher: Avocus Publishing
Publication Date: 1994
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Title: NCFE National Handbook Understanding, Preparing, and Responding to Challenges to Your Freedom of Artistic Expression
Author: David Greene.
Description: Provides an overview of legal concepts, tips for organizing and empowering local arts communities, summaries of past incidents, examples of censored work, and a resource directory.
Publisher: National Campaign for Freedom of Expression
Available from: Americans for the Arts, 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. New York office: 1 East 53rd Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022.
URL: http://www.americansforthearts.org/by-program/reports-and-data/legislation-policy/naappd/ncfe-handbook-to-understanding-preparing-for-and-responding-to-challenges-to-your-freedom-of

 

 WEBSITES

Title: Artist Rights
Description: Addresses questions that artists may have about their rights under the First Amendment. The site is a collaboration between the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) and the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT). Artists are encouraged to go to the site to ask questions and find answers to questions that you might have.
www.artistrights.info