Hitler Larger-Than-Life (painting)
Region: North America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Artist: Gage Delprete
Confronting Bodies: Marblehead Arts Association
Date of Action: June 2010
Location: Marblehead, Massachusetts
Description of Artwork: Hitler Larger-Than-Life, a painting of Adolf Hitler
The Incident: The painting was hung up at the Marblehead Arts Association along with other paintings by Delprete. A family who had ties with relatives who were murdered in the Holocaust saw the painting and demanded that the artwork be taken down. The Association obliged the family and took it down.
Results of Incident: After three days, the Association decided to re-hang the portrait of Hitler.