Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2
Artist: Marcel Duchamp
Confronting Bodies: Unknown
Dates of Action: 1912
Location: Paris, France
Description of Artwork: Abstraction of a naked girl going down the stairs
The Incident: Duchamp removed this painting from an exhibition after complaints from. Supposedly he took it down and took it home in a taxi. It was listed in the catalogue but not shown. People were offended, this was shocking stuff.
Results of Incident: People didn't get to see the painting.
Source: M. Ciceri (Kingston, ON, Canada)