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Belle Isle Men's Room, 1972
This image is in the permanent collections of the Bibliotheque Nationale and the Archives of American Art as well as numerous private collections.  The recipient of the Elemer A. Lakatos Memorial Prize for an Outstanding Work", It was removed from the Michigan Artists show at the Detroit Institute of Arts in 1972 (along with "Wamba" by bill butt).  This censorship was contested in Wayne County Circuit Court by the artists and won by them. It was published in the catalogue of the Michigan Artists 59th Exhibitiion in 1972 and also in "Afterimage" (Rochester, NY) in 1973.



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