Tag: obscene artwork

Foots acquitted, statues are not obscene

Foots acquitted, statues are not obscene

| 28/06/2018 | 82 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Brac artist Ronald Gregory Kynes, known as “Foots”, said he wanted to cry when he was acquitted of the charge of being in possession of an obscene publication Wednesday, after Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn found that the pieces of art in question were neither obscene nor tending to corrupt morals, as claimed by the […]

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Foots denies statues are sexual

Foots denies statues are sexual

| 30/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The trial of Ronald Kynes (aka “Foots”) on the charge of possession of an obscene publication regarding four statues that he created and are or were on public display on his land will ultimately rest on the legal definition of “obscene” in the Cayman Islands, which was the subject of the case law put […]

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Artist charged over controversial work

Artist charged over controversial work

| 16/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): An artist based on Cayman Brac who was arrested over what some residents on the Sister Islands have found offensive artwork displayed on his property on the South Side of the island has now been charged. Ronald “Foots” Kynes (63) has been charged with displaying an obscene object for public exhibition and intending to corrupt […]

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