The Nightmare of War and the Dream of Peace
Region: North America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Artist: Diego Rivera
Confronting Bodies: Mexican government
Dates of Action: 1952
Description of Artwork: The painting in question depicted Joseph Stalin and Mao Tse Tung and saints.
The Incident: This painting was to be included in a Mexican art exhibition in Paris. The Mexican government did not approve of the piece and chose to exclude it from the exhibition.
Results of Incident: Rivera's painting was withdrawn from the exhibition.
Source: "Art Censorship", Clapp