The London Arts Gallery came to the notice of an international public when in 1970, its then owner Eugene Schuster was charged with corrupting morals
Category: Bag One
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
With publication of the lithographs on the next five pages, John Lennon, master musician, promoter of peace, and one of the Now Generation’s most inspiring
(29 Jan 1970) STORY 1/29/70 c0008340 – color New York: A private display of the intimate life of john and Yoko Ono Lennon will