Nude photos of Yitzhak Rabin
Region: Middle East
Subject: Nudity Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Artist: Itimar Ben Gvir
Confronting Bodies: Israeli government
Date of Action: May 1998
Description of Artwork: Eight photo-montages depicting the former prime minister, Yitzhak Rabin, naked.
The Incident: Itimar Ben Gvir, a Jewish settler, was held in police custody after his fingerprints were found on the photo-montage that hung outside of a playground owned by the Dor Shalom peace movement.
Results of Incident: Police arrested and remanded Gvir.
Source: Index on Censorship, 4/98