artnet News | Brian Boucher:
Self-described “international art promoter” Hamilton Moura Filho, who lives in Milan, is outspoken about issues on this Facebook page, including his disdain for Donald Trump, but he wasn’t trying to cause a fuss when he recently posted an image by Caravaggio’s depicting a victorious Cupid.
All the same, he ended up with his account briefly suspended. This is just the latest instance of artworks of varying degrees of provocativeness being censored on the social media platform, from art critic Jerry Saltz’s racy medieval images to an anodyne sculpture of a mermaid in Copenhagen and an iconic Vietnam War photograph… Read more
Image: Caravaggio, Amor Vincit Omnia (crop)