Category: Bag One
The London Arts Gallery came to the notice of an international public when in 1970, its owner Eugene Schuster was charged with corrupting morals when
“In December 1969 John and Yoko were fully committed to their War Is Over If You Want It peace campaign. When I got the phone
In January 1970 the first ever exhibit of Bag One by John Lennon took place at the London Arts Gallery 22 New Bond Street. The opening was raided by the Scotland Yard Vice squad and the prints were confiscated. The gallery owner was charged with Obscenity and a trial was held the next month.
Victoria Patience, assistant curator of the Museum of Liverpool, discusses how an exhibition of John Lennon’s drawings caused controversy in 1970