Iceland’s central bank removes nude paintings from walls


The Central Bank of Iceland recently decided to take down two paintings of nude women after a complaint was issued by an employee, local media reports.

The decision was made after an employee complained the artwork was inappropriate, local publication Iceland Review says. Some local artists have criticised the decision as “prudish”, it reports.

The artwork was by painted by Icelandic artist Gunnlaugur Blöndal.

According to a different local media outlet, Frettabladid, the complaint was made

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