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Stripped of choice: Vienna museums open OnlyFans account after being fed up with other social media censoring their nude art

Added 10-18-21 06:37:03am EST - “The Vienna Tourist Board has just opened an account on OnlyFans, saying that the platform, mainly known for adult content, remained the only place where nude artworks from the city's museums could get "the freedom they deserve."” - Rt.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Rt.com: “Stripped of choice: Vienna museums open OnlyFans account after being fed up with other social media censoring their nude art”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The Austrian capital is “home to some of the world’s most famous artworks, many containing nudity. The most prominent social networks have policies in place that ban or censor such works,” the tourist board explained.

With our OnlyFans account, we want to give these artworks the freedom they deserve – including on social media.

Vienna has been teasing its move to subscription-based OnlyFans on other platforms with a clip showing the more decent parts of the works by Peter Paul Rubens, Egon Schiele, and other artists whose work is exhibited in the city’s museums, and asking the audience if they wanted to see more.

The Albertina Museum, Leopold Museum, Art History Museum and Natural History Museum are all part of the OnlyFans project. They earlier became “casualties of this new wave of prudishness” that resulted in famous artworks being blacklisted on social media and strikes handed out to any account that posted them, the tourist board said.

In July, the Albertina Museum had its TikTok account blocked for sharing a work by Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki, which featured an obscured female breast. In 2019, Instagram blamed the museum for violating community standards when it shared a classic painting by Rubens.

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