Artist Sam Taylor-Wood's photograph "Wrecked" showed at the notorious 1999 "Sensation" show at the Brooklyn Museum, which unleashed the so-called Young British Artists (YBAs), a group that includes provocateurs such as Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, and Jake and Dinos Chapman, on the American public. Then Mayor Rudolph Giuliani famously claimed the First Amendment didn't protect the "sick and disgusting" works and that taxpayer dollars shouldn't support them. Catholics were infuriated over Chris Ofili's "The Holy Virgin Mary," an image of a black Madonna that incorporated... More >>>
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The artist explores suspended animation in Bram Stoker's Chair.