Artist: G L Narayan
Confronting Bodies: Art Gallery, due to fear of police involvement.
Date of Action: July 2007
Specific Location: Mumbai, India
Description of Artwork: A marble sculpture of a couple embracing.
Description of Incident: Narayan was asked to withdraw his sculpture due to the gallery having fears that police may object due to its explicitness. Narayan agreed to this because he did not want to start controversy. He had other nudes on display at this exhibit, but only the couple was pulled.
Results of Incident: The sculpture was pulled from the exhibit.
Source: The Times of India