. A Judge Has Ruled in Favor of Miami Beach After the City Removed an Artwork Memorializing a Man Gunned Down by Police « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NET NEWS – A district court judge in Florida has ruled that the City of Miami Beach had the right to censor a public artwork depicting Raymond Herisse, a Haitian American man who was killed by Miami Beach police in 2011. The 4-by-4-foot vinyl artwork, created by Miami artist Rodney “Rock” Jackson, was commissioned by the city and installed in 2019 for the public art show “ReFrame Miami Beach.” Conceived as a tribute to Herisse, it depicted the deceased man’s silhouette encircled by rays of light.

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