Banned, Burned, Seized and Censored

I must be the most cultured, talented and sophisticated woman in America because friend Christine approached me to act as the photographer of record for the opening of a new exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, Banned, Burned, Seized and Censored, a look into the art of censorship in America.

Maybe she asked me because I hold the previously stated qualities, or maybe because she knows I’m a closet dork and love the whole censorship study. But more realistically, maybe she knew I am a sucker who will do anything so long as I can bring a camera and there is gratis food and drink. Whatever. I heard the words “photography” and “censorship” and immediately, I was in.

If the pictures didn’t convince you, take my word for it. It’s an exhibition worth seeing.

Banned, Burned, Seized and Censored
Now through January 22
Harry Ransom Center
 

 


3 Comments on “Banned, Burned, Seized and Censored”

  1. kmom says:

    This looks like it was quite a do. Wish I could have been there. Would like to see a list of the tabu works. I think I HAVE read once censored books before just to see what the hubbub was about.

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