First Bill Henson, Now Polixeni Papapetrou
Art Monthly Australia has created some controversy this month with their latest issue featuring a naked girl on the cover.
Given that Bill Henson’s Photographs were given a G rating by the classification office, what are we to make of these new images by Polixeni Papapetrou?
According to Dr Martin Jolley, who is head of photography at the Australian National University and co-authors an article in this months Art Monthly about Bill Henson
“We aren’t going to let the tabloid media … dictate what we can and can’t show and we are not going to let politicians, who are always wanting to jump on populist bandwagons dictate what we can and can’t show.”
Someone needs to tell that to Morris Dilemma.
- David Goldberg