Not so long ago, in the 90s, art was deliberately shocking and some were duly shocked to visit galleries and be shown Myra Hindleyunmade beds and toy Nazis.
While more than 70, saw the show at London's Olympia in November, only 20, people are expected in Manchester this weekend. It is the just the spectre of an oppressive past wearing new clothes — and if we fall for the disguise we away every liberal value.
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The director of adult exhibition Erotica said the show, which opens at the city's G-Mex Centre today, could be the last of its kind to be held in the North because too few people are attending. Yet the conversation can only really be about one thing: should museums censor works of art on political grounds? Adult goods "But the northerners just haven't responded in sufficient s.
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Erotica spokeswoman Emma Sayle said: "We thought Manchester was a sexy city, but perhaps we were wrong. Even a kinky old Victorian perv has his right to paint soft-porn nymphs. Removing nymphs from a gallery opens a fresh perspective.
Picasso contains a jaw-dropping amount of salivating sexist visions To remove this work art from view is not an interesting critique but a crass gesture that will end up on the wrong side of history. Event director Savvas Christodoulou says he will pull the plug on next year's northern exhibition if s do not increase.
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And there is just enough time for Tate Modern to cancel its forthcoming Picasso show, which is guaranteed to contain a jaw-dropping quantity of salivating sexist visions. Mr Christodoulou said: "We've tried to warm this city up for more than two years - now that's what I call foreplay.
My, what a utopia these new puritans have in mind — a world that backtracks 60 years or more into an era of repression and hypocrisy. There can only be one answer if you believe in human progress.
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