Source: The Cornell Daily Sun – By Emily Greenberg
What could Steinicke have possibly done to merit such a violation? Apparently, Steinicke posted an image deemed unacceptable to Facebook — an image which currently resides in Paris’s Musee d’Orsay. Hoping to illustrate his comments about a Danish television show, Steinicke attached an image of Gustave Courbet‘s “The Origin of the World,” a graphic depiction of female anatomy. Following the incident, many other Facebook users defiantly changed their profile pictures to the Courbet painting in an act of solidarity with Steinicke.
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