September 30th,am. The image on the left is NOT the photo in question and she is not 10 in that photo. Wouldn't post the pic here anyway.
Child abuse campaigners are furious at Tate Modern gallery's decision to show an 'obscene' picture of a naked year-old Brooke Shields. Yesterday critics called for the image of the star to be withdrawn from the new exhibition, which opens tomorrow, saying it was unacceptable. They claimed the picture would attract paedophiles to the gallery and said organisers should have taken advice from parents before deciding to show it.
Brooke Christa Shields born May 31, is an American actress and model. She was initially a child model and gained critical acclaim at age 12 for her leading role in Louis Malle 's film Pretty Babyin which she played a child prostitute in New Orleans at the beginning of the 20th century. Shields garnered widespread notoriety in the role, and she continued to model into her late teenage years and starred in several dramas in the s, including The Blue Lagoonand Franco Zeffirelli 's Endless Love
T he Richard Prince photograph of Brooke Shields that Tate Modern recently withdrew from the exhibition Pop Life, after Scotland Yard suggested it might break obscenity laws, travelled across the Atlantic carrying a long history of controversy. It shows a year-old Shields, oiled and glistening, naked and made-up, posing in a marble bathtub with a seductive danger that belies her years. It tells you everything about what we fear and desire.
At London's Tate Modern art gallery, a spotlight shines on a blank space where a photograph of a nude Brooke Shields, age 10, was supposed to hang. A sign warns, "This room contains images that some visitors may find challenging. The reason: an unexpected visit by police to check out the controversial image.
NEW YORK -- Teenage model and film star Brooke Shields, seeking to block future commercial use of nude photographs made of her when she was 10 years old, broke down in tears Thursday on the witness stand. The emotional moment came during a relentless cross examination in state Supreme Court in Manhattan by the lawyer for Garry Gross, a professional photographer who took nude pictures of her in During his questioning, defense attorney, A.
By Florence Waters. The removal of a photograph of Brooke Shields from the Tate Modern gallery has divided opinion about about whether art institutions should have the freedom to display shocking images. The picture 'Spiritual America' by Richard Prince, which features a naked Brooke Shields as a ten year old child, was described by this paper's art critic as "one of the most interesting works" in the Tate's latest exhibition.
A controversial piece of art based on a nude photograph of actress Brook Shields has been removed from a London art exhibit over concerns that it breaches the U. The piece shows a year-old Shields, nude, oiled, and heavily made-up, standing in a bathtub and looking directly at the camera. The Tate Modern took down the provocative piece called "Spiritual America" by American artist, Richard Prince, after Metropolitan Police launched an investigation.
A provocative nude picture of a year-old Brooke Shields was removed from a major exhibition following a police pornography probe. The picture of the American actress was due to go on show today at the Tate Modern show, but bosses closed off its room after meeting officers from the Obscene Publications Unit. Richard Prince's image of Shields shows her from the knees up, naked, oiled and wearing make-up, looking directly at the viewer. It is hung in a room at the south London gallery with a notice on the door warning visitors they may find the image "challenging".