Richard Prince Removed from Instagram for Posting His Photograph of Brooke Shields

March 12th, 2014

This past week, artist Richard Prince had his Instagram account deactivated for posting an image of his work Spiritual America (a nude photo of ten year-old Brooke Shields) on his account, then reinstated.  The artist recounts the experience on New York Magazine’s website:  “The thing goes black on your phone, and they have a little graphic username login. I could not, through my phone, reenter the world of Disney. It’s like Walt is behind me.”

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