Monday, October 05, 2015

"Twenty-five years ago this month, a Cincinnati jury wrote an exclamation point into the story of the culture wars that were raging through art museums and academia." (UPDATED)

One of the photos involved in the Mapplethorpe obscenity trial is being sold at Sotheby's this week, "the first time in 23 years that any of the 15 prints from the edition have come up for public sale."

UPDATE:  Sold, for $478,000.