German Museum Cancels Balthus Show Over Pedophilia Worries

“The Museum Folkwang in Essen has cancelled a planned exhibition of Polaroids by the French-Polish artist Balthus featuring a model called Anna who posed for him from the age of eight to 16. The museum … decided not to stage the show because it ‘could lead to unwanted legal consequences and the closure of the exhibition’.”

Source: The Art Newspaper

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