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Выставку "Без смущения" пришлось закрыть

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Eduard Litvinsky and Chairman of “Officers of Russia” Anton Tsvetkov took the decision to close the exhibition “Jock Stragies. Without embarrassment”.

Litvinsky noted that the scandalous pictures that caused hot debate on the Network, in fact, were not represented in the gallery, but that is happening already acquired such a public outcry, so the exhibition had to be closed.

Jock Sturges. Eva_ le Porge, France, 2003
Jock Sturges. Eva_ le Porge, France, 2003

The exhibition “Jock Sturges. Without embarrassment” presented by the Center, was marked 18+. Photographer for many years filming a family of nudists in France, Northern California and Ireland, with many of them his friends.

However, the exhibition “Without embarrassment” closed – not to confuse the public. Litvinsky also told reporters that the administration threatened because of the exhibition Jock Stragies. Some threats went beyond the boundaries of discussion on the Internet is so anonymous activist said that the show offends family values, and poured a few photos of an unknown liquid.

Twitter photographer "Komsomolskaya Pravda"
Twitter photographer of “Komsomolskaya Pravda”

“My work is exhibited by galleries in different countries,” noted photographer. “Those who are captured on my photos, perhaps, more moral than most of their critics,” the announced Strages in an interview. A series of his photographs repeatedly caused mixed reactions – before they attracted the attention of Christian activists from the US, but anyway, all charges against the photographer were dropped.

Previously Anna Kuznetsova, a new children’s Ombudsman, and Senator Elena Mizulina demanded that the Prosecutor General’s office to check on the exhibit, calling it pornographic. Public chamber of Russia has previously called the exhibition “propaganda of pedophilia”, however, now calls for a Commission of art historians and to conduct the examination.