Controversy

Germans Say No-No to Gogo ‘Pedo’ Photo Show

The Art Newspaper reports that the show “Balthus: the Last Pictures” will not travel to the Museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany, following accusations that the photos in the show are pedophilic.

The show was to feature 2,000 Polaroids from the end of the painter’s life, 155 of which were shown at Gagosian Gallery this past fall, to coincide with the artist’s show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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