The Controversial Act of Taking Pictures of Children

 

General Culture, General Photography

“The anxiety associated with viewing images of naked children within the context of an art museum seems to clash with the fact that photographs of children, clothed or not, are some of the most ubiquitous in our social and familial lives. Any brief perusal of Facebook, Flickr, or an old-fashioned photo album reveals the na├»ve nudity of children to be common in our quotidian visual environment.” - found in a LACMA blog post about one of their shows