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Wed August 8, 2012
Os Gemeos Dewey Square Mural Generates Controversy
A mural in Dewey square is generating quite a controversy. It’s part of an ICA exhibit, featuring the work of Brazilian artists Os Gemeos. The mural is a large scale painting of a boy whose head is wrapped up in a red jacket. The controversy was sparked after Fox 25 aired a piece where a passersby told a reporter that the character in the mural looked like a terrorist.
Rachel Rubin, chair of the Department of American Studies at UMASS Boston
Thomas Connolly, a professor of English at Suffolk University