Artist: Diego Rivera
Confronting Bodies: Mexican government
Date of Action: 1952
Specific Location: Mexico
Description of Artwork: The painting in question depicted Joseph Stalin and Mao Tse Tung and saints.
Description of Incident: This painting was to be included in a Mexican art exhibition in Paris. The Mexican government did not approve of the piece and chose to exclude it from the exhibition.
Results of Incident: Rivera's painting was withdrawn from the exhibition.
Source: "Art Censorship", Clapp
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