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Why artist Shelby Sells can’t stop getting censored

Detroit Metro Times
Jan 27 2016

Shelby Sells is an artist whose "glitterotica" images—vintage porn digitally superimposed with sparkles—are regularly censored from social media.


Facebook content guidelines are indicative of a normative perspective on women that is simultaneously both sanitized and sexualized.

Sarah Myers West

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Why Did Facebook Censor Copenhagen's Little Mermaid?

artnet news
Jan 5 2016

There's much ado in Denmark this week after Facebook allegedly censored a photograph of the little mermaid statue.


What does censoring nude art say about us?

GLOBAL VOICES
Apr 16 2015

The nude, one of the oldest and most recurrent subjects in the art world, has led to the suspension of many Facebook accounts over the years.