365 Days of Art: October 5 – Jury Acquits Arts Center of Obscenity Charges

Robert Mapplethorpe, Self Portrait with Skull, 1988

Robert Mapplethorpe, Self Portrait with Skull, 1988

October 5, 1990

A Cincinnati jury acquits the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center and its director of misdemeanor obscenity charges, for displaying Robert Mapplethorpe’s exhibition, The Perfect Moment.