Nude male image by Isabel Zamora
Region: North America
Artist: Isabel Zamora
Confronting Bodies: Employee of the University of North Texa Health Science Center
Date of Action: 1995
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Description of Artwork: The untitled drawing exhibits a reclining nude male; drawn in an anatomy and life-drawing class.
The Incident: Zamora's drawing was part of the North Texas Health Science Center's exhibit honoring local Hispanic artists. An employment officer at the center accused the image of being obscene, offensive, and sexually harassing to women, and removed the image.
Results of Incident: Zamora removed another of her works from the exhibit for fear that it would also be removed or vandalized.
Source: Artistic Freedom Under Attack, 1996