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Art world rage at 'censorship' of political work

Art world rage at 'censorship'  of political work
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  • The work is a collection of 24 photographs of people currently in jail in Spain with their faces pixelated

A piece of art at Madrid's annual ARCO contemporary art fair has been controversially withdrawn by the exhibitor at the request of the venue's owners.

The work is a collection of 24 photographs of people currently in jail in Spain with their faces pixelated, who the artist, Santiago Sierra, has labelled as political prisoners.