Sculptor's UConn Show Ruffles Feathers
An interesting article concerning the controversy surrounding student protests of a recent exhibit at the University of Connecticut's Homer Babbage Library.
Some of the 15 pieces in the show he has spent years preparing have been moved, rejected or altered. And last week, the Student Board of Governors took the unusual step of declaring that the show should be moved out of the library, where it was scheduled to be on display through May 15.
Students cited two pieces that especially rankled them — a dead brown sparrow on a noose with the phrase "The bird got what it deserved" etched in glass.