We say that children grow up too fast nowadays, and perhaps that is the most true for children who are thrust into the spotlight at an early age. Some have famous parents or siblings and have always been around the glare of cameras, while others were deemed far too beautiful to live normal lives, and so have been relegated to existing in front of the camera lens for our consumption. Now, with more of our lives documented online, children have a propensity to grow up faster than ever before. In terms of controversy, all 15 of these models were thought to look older than their years, in a way that removed their childhood and dressed and posed them in a provocative manner more suitable for adults. Some also flirted with criticisms regarding their weight or choice of makeup for photos. Is it the industry that uses them to sell clothes meant for grown women, or the parents that push them into this career?
List of controversial album art - Wikipedia
The following is a list of notable albums with controversial album art , especially where that controversy resulted in the album being banned, censored or sold in packaging other than the original one. They are listed by the type of controversy they were involved in. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.
World’s Most Controversial Photographers
New insights into the "art or porn" debate surrounding the works of major photographers and filmmakers who exhibit nude youths. The painter Balthasar Klossowski, who called himself Balthus, worked with the model Anna Wahli in Switzerland in the s when she was 8 to 16 years of age and he was in his 80s. As he could no longer draw with pencils easily, his chosen method of study in his old age was to take Polaroid photographs of his subject. The Polaroids reveal that he often worked with live models rather than only from his imagination. The use of live nude child models was in fact the typical way the great painters through the ages had drafted their paintings.
There are many things that can make a photographer a figure of controversy in the media. Very often it is due to the erotic nature of their images and their liberal use of nudity. Working for years in the shadow of the Czech secret police and Communist authorities, Jan Saudek has courted controversy due to the explicit sexual and erotic nature of his images. His brutal upbringing, which included relatives sent to concentration camps by the Nazis, informed the visual style his eventually favoured.