Artist: Eugene O'Neill
Date of Action:
Region: North America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Medium: Performance Art
Description of Artwork: "Even before its May 1924 premiere, the play made headlines. Reporting that a white actress would appear alongside a black actor — and that she would kiss his hand — newspapers warned of race riots."
The Incident: Created controversy.
Results of Incident: Not provided yet.
Entry by Ultraviolet Archive