Saatchi Gallery Covers Works Featuring Islamic Text

May 6th, 2019

The Saatchi Gallery has covered up two paintings in a show by the artist SKU that incorporated the text of the shahada, one of the five pillars of Islam following protest from visitors.  “It seemed a respectful solution that enables a debate about freedom of expression versus the perceived right not to be offended,” the artist said in a statement.

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