But what they did is not censorship. Whatever the content, your response is what makes you an individual. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. It is censorious, suggesting that aspects of the past that make some of us uncomfortable today should not be shown, displayed or discussed. Also, this painting portrays women as seducers but in a much better light than in the past, the nymphs look innocent, sweet and at the same time knowing. I think the Gallery has succeeded in generating debate. Diogenes of Sinopespeaking in jest, related a myth of Pan learning masturbation from his father, Hermesand teaching the habit to shepherds.
But it should not be erased from museums because of contemporary moralism.
PC INSANITY: Gallery Removes Naked Nymphs Painting Over #MeToo Hysteria
The role of art is to BE there for all to see and wonder at. In these circumstances, it is completely reasonable for people to simply refused to engage. This is an unreflected act of violent homophobia, as a young man growing up gay in a once hostile Manchester it was a way out of the straight world. Many have criticized the campaigns for demonizing men and stamping out any semblance of the notion of due process. The message that those who resemble a classic pre-Rafaelite should be particularly puritan.