Now Snowflake Students Are Covering Up Paintings

spiked | Todd Gillespie:

At the University of Cape Town ‘offensive’ art is being hidden.

In another victory for snowflake students, the University of Cape Town (UCT) has removed art that could be deemed offensive. UCT’s actions follow the burning of paintings by Rhodes Must Fall protesters in February. In a pathetic move to appease the students, rather than challenging them, supposedly offensive works have been quietly removed by UCT’s Orwellian-sounding Artworks Task Team, set up shortly after the removal of the Cecil Rhodes statue last year… Read more

Image: Stanley Pinker’s His and hers and Decline and Fall, from the Hans Porer collection on loan to UCT (detail shown here).

2018-10-23T18:13:18+00:00