Art · Reblog

Ladislav Záborský: Imprisoned for His Catholic Art

Originally posted on joy of nine9:
Living Catholic artist, Ladislav Záborský was sentenced in Slovakia for treason to seven years imprisonment in 1954 but was released on Christmas Eve 1957. His crime? He painted Christ as a worker in 1949.  His other religious art was labelled corrupt.While imprisoned, Ladislav felt as if his hands were nailed…