Detroit (AP) – An exhibit of lithographs by Beetle John Lennon opened in Detroit yesterday where two city police detectives viewed the 14 prints depicting the love life of Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono.
Eugene Schuster, owner of the London Arts Gallery, said the two detectives from the police Censor Bureau ‘took notes and photographs and were supposed to report back to their superiors.”
Schuster said the detectives told him ” possible injunction might be optained to stop the showing of the lithographs.”
Schuster was arrested in London last week when his gallery there unveiled the Lennon prints.
‘London police seized eight of the prints, which were selling for $960 a set but now are being offer for $1,320 each.
Following the police raid , the exhibition reopened with the remaining six lithographs