Ancient Greece-Inspired Erotic Art Sparks Debate in Spain
19 September 2018
YAHOO (AFP) — Explicitly erotic sculptures inspired by ancient Greek ceramic art are making waves at a marina in the Spanish city of Valencia.
By local artist Antoni Miro, the steel figures provide a foretaste of an upcoming exhibition of his at a cultural centre opening soon nearby, said a spokeswoman for the consortium that manages the space.
But for some, such explicit art should not be displayed in a place that is frequented by families with small children.
“The exhibition in the street of these figures that depict blow jobs, masturbation, exposed genitals … with highly explicit sexual content” could violate the law for the protection of minors, the conservative Family Forum association said in a statement. […]