Golden Gate Bridge jumper painting pu...

Golden Gate Bridge jumper painting pulled from Sausalito Art Festival 'American Icon' contest

There are 6 comments on the Marin Independent Journal story from Aug 24, 2012, titled Golden Gate Bridge jumper painting pulled from Sausalito Art Festival 'American Icon' contest. In it, Marin Independent Journal reports that:

Titled "Jump the Golden Gate Club," the painting by San Francisco artist Douglas Brett was removed from the Sausalito Art Festival website after a complaint that it may encourage suicides from the span.

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Lori

Cambridge, MA

#1 Aug 25, 2012
I want to see it
Why

Englewood, CO

#2 Aug 31, 2012
Your are sick

Since: Nov 10

Blairsville, Ga

#3 Aug 31, 2012
Why wrote:
Your are sick
No, YOU are sick.
Steph

San Rafael, CA

#4 Sep 1, 2012
Why wrote:
Your are sick
censorship is sick. like it or not, suicide is a fact of life. go run and hide then.......
Titanic

United States

#5 Sep 3, 2012
It may encourage suicides from the Span ? I think not,I would assume that most people are not so impressionable that they jump off the Golden Gate bridge after viewing a painting,it was not necessary to remove this artwork.
Steph

San Rafael, CA

#6 Sep 3, 2012
Titanic wrote:
It may encourage suicides from the Span ? I think not,I would assume that most people are not so impressionable that they jump off the Golden Gate bridge after viewing a painting,it was not necessary to remove this artwork.
seriously! and if they WERE so impressionable so as to do that, well, it's Darwin at work.

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