Above | DAILY MIRROR, "Too rude" nude is exposed 60 years on
Sir Gerald Festus Kelly's "Newport Nude" hit the national headlines in the Daily Mirror once again today, Tuesday 22 July 2008.
See below for the controversy surrounding Festus Kelly's feisty nude when it was exhibited at Newport Museum and Art Gallery in 1947, with a petition for its removal and a headline in the DAILY MIRROR, A Bishop Objects to "Nude" Bought by Town (31 Dec 1947)
Click on images to view ( opens in flickr).
THE ART OF THE NUDE: ARTISTS EXPLORE THE HUMAN FORM | Guest Curators John Wilson & Roger Cucksey | Newport Museum and Art Gallery | 19 July - 20 September 2008
An exhibition exploring the genre of the nude in the permanent collections of the Newport Museum and Art Gallery.