Markus Åkesson

The artist whose work was taken down…

Sleeping Beauty, Markus Åkesson: A commission of Nyhemsskolan in Ängleholm.

Markus’ work ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ was recently taken down from it’s intended place in the foyer of Nyhemsskolan and moved to the library. The principal of the school decided that, even after approving the painting in its initial stages, it did not match the taste of the school. This, raising profound questions about the power of public art, has been the subject of the following newspaper article and other like it.

 

Please read;

https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/smaland/han-ar-konstnaren-som-vackte-protester