Censorship
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NCAC Capitol Hill Painting Statement

Free Speech, Artist Groups Condemn Decision to Remove Controversial Painting from Student Art Exhibition in U.S. Capitol  New York, NY, 1/19/2017- The National Coalition Against [...] Read More

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Report from AICA Russia

We, members of the Russian section of AICA, write to express our deep concern about the abolition of the autonomy of the National Centre for [...] Read More

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From THE ART NEWSPAPER – “Artistic censorship is on the rise, advocacy group reports”

Article from THE ART NEWSPAPER: theartnewspaper.com Artistic censorship is on the rise, advocacy group reports A study by the Copenhagen-based organisation Freemuse paints a bleak [...] Read More

Petitition Turkish Academic

As academics and researchers of this country, we will not be a party to this crime! The Turkish state has effectively condemned its citizens in [...] Read More

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Saudi Arabia: International organisations call for Ashraf Fayadh’s release

Saudi Arabia: International organisations call for Ashraf Fayadh’s release   More than 60 international organisations have joined a letter in support of poet and artist [...] Read More

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Censorship

Membership Burçu Pelvanoglu, chair (Turkey), Niilofur Farrukh (Pakistan), Liam Kelly (Ireland), Robert-Jan Muller (Netherlands), Danièle Perrier (Germany), Ulrika Stahre (Sweeden), Roos van der Lint, new member [...] Read More

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Lettre ouverte d’ORLAN

www.ORLAN.eu                            Lettre ouverte d’ORLAN – Information LETTRE OUVERTE Censure d’une oeuvre à [...] Read More

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Nous Sommes Charlie

Nous Sommes Charlie   The membership of AICA is global and culturally diverse and we believe firmly in the principle of freedom of expression. On [...] Read More

Narek Aghajanyan

It has been drawn to our attention that Narek Aghajanyan, an Armenian artist and political activist, who with his wife and daughter, has been a [...] Read More

Exhibition “Printemps des Arts” in Tunis

The international Association of Art Critics (AICA) is a global organization, established in 1948, comprising art critics who are anxious to improve international cooperation in the [...] Read More

Exhibition “The Spear” by Brett Murray at the Goodman gallery in Johannesburg

The international Association of Art Critics (AICA) is a global organization, established in 1948, comprising art critics who are anxious to improve international cooperation in [...] Read More

Exhibition ‘It’s a Man’s World’ by Shurooq Amin at the Al M. Gallery in Kuwait (10 April 2012)

The international Association of Art Critics (AICA) is a global organization, established in 1948, and founded under the patronage of UNESCO in 1950.The association comprises [...] Read More

Open letter to The Visual Culture Research Centre by the Academic Council of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine (5 April 2012)

The international Association of Art Critics (AICA) is a global organization, established in 1948, and founded under the patronage of UNESCO in 1950.The association comprises almost [...] Read More

Censorship of ’Berek’ by Artur Żmijewski, at the Martin-Gropius-Bau (17 January 2012)

The international Association of Art Critics (AICA) is a global organization, established in 1948 by UNESCO, comprising art critics who are actively engaged in improving [...] Read More

Franke James’ case (25 November 2011)

I am writing to you on behalf of the Canadian Section of the International Art Critics Association, a Unesco-recognized body headquartered in Paris. An appalling [...] Read More

Censorship of Aidan Salakhova’s sculptures, 54th Venice Biennale (23 June 2011)

Aica would like to express our support with the following statement of our colleague Beral Madra on the removal of Aidan Salakhova’s sculptures from the [...] Read More

Bedri Baykam (26 April 2011)

The international Association of Art Critics (AICA) is a global organization, established in 1948, comprising art critics who are anxious to improve international cooperation in [...] Read More

Condemnation of the vandalism of Andres Serrano’s work Piss Christ (29 April 2011)

The international Association of Art Critics (AICA) is a global organization, established in 1948, comprising art critics who are anxious to improve international cooperation in the [...] Read More

Protest against the dismissal of Jack Persekian (15 April 2011)

The international Association of Art Critics (AICA) is a global organization, established in1948, comprising art critics who are anxious to improve international cooperation in the fields [...] Read More

Art Dubai 2011 – Protest against the censuring of Mounir Fatmi’s installation (14 April 2011)

The International Association of Art Critics (AICA) is a global organization, established in 1948, comprising art critics who are anxious to improve international cooperation in the [...] Read More

AICA Calls for the Immediate Release of Artist Ai Wei Wei (7 April 2011)

The international Association of Art Critics( AICA) is a global organization, established in 1948, comprising art critics who are anxious to improve international cooperation in [...] Read More

Censorship against Jafar Panahi in Iran (14 February 2011)

The international Association of Art Critics (AICA) is a global organization, established in 1948, comprising art critics who are anxious to improve international cooperation in [...] Read More

Censorship against MF Hussain in India (27 January 2011)

Our association understands that the famous Indian artist MF Hussain has been denied freedom of expression and been unfairly victimized in your country. We believe [...] Read More

Letter on New Media Law in Hungary (20 January 2010)

It was with shock and deep disappointment that my association has recently learned that Hungary’s parliament has passed a new law on media which attempts [...] Read More

Comunicado em solidariedade a Ai Weiwei (6 January 2011)

AICA supports the views expressed in the following statement from the 29a Sao Paolo Bienal about the treatment of artist Ai Weiwei. A curadoria da [...] Read More

Communiqué : Exposition Larry Clark à Paris (5 octobre 2010)

Les professionnels de l’art contemporain contestent l’interdiction de l’exposition Larry Clark aux moins de 18 ans. A la veille de son inauguration au musée d’art [...] Read More

Censorship : The Attacks on Tophane art Galleries (27 September 2010)

PRESS RELEASE FOR THE ATTACKS ON TOPHANE ART GALLERIES IN ISTANBUL In an organized attack on art galleries in the Tophane neighbourhood of Istanbul, guests [...] Read More

Censure : exposition de Zined Sedira (21 mai 2010)

Lettre adressée à Monsieur Alain Gumiel, maire de Vallauris   Paris, le 21 mai 2010 Sujet : censure exposition Zineb Sedira Monsieur, Notre Association a été [...] Read More

Censorship in MuVIM (29 March 2010)

Letter from the International Office and the Commission on Freedom of Expression and Human Rights to Doña Trinidad Miró (Generalitat Valenciana / Conselleria de Cultura), [...] Read More

Lettre ouverte aux pouvoirs ouzbeks (19 janvier 2010)

Le 17 décembre 2009, certains médias ont distribué une information concernant le procès entamé par les pouvoirs ouzbeks à l’égard d’Umida Akhmedova, une des plus [...] Read More

Tous les sangs sont rouges – Yacouba Konaté (août 2009)

Lettre ouverte à M. Lazarus Dokora, Ministre adjoint à l’Education, l’Art et la Culture du Zimbabwe à propos de l’œuvre Footsteps of Change de S’thabile Mlotshwa   [...] Read More

Reminder : Communiqué Henry-Claude Cousseau (November 2006)

The International Office of AICA (The International Association of Art Critics), in Paris, has received news that Henry-Claude Cousseau, Director of the École Nationale des [...] Read More

“Présumés coupables, 10 years after” (June 2009)

Marie-Laure Bernadac, Henry-Claude Cousseau and Stéphanie Moisdon are being brought before the Bordeaux magistrates’ criminal court by the examining judge Jean-Louis Crozier, after 6 years [...] Read More