Sir Elton John's
private art collection has a dent in it. A photograph by
renowned photographer Nan Goldin was taken by police who
suspect it may have breached child pornography laws.
features two young girls sitting with their legs wide apart,
according to the U.K. news source The DailyTelegraph. Police confiscated the image the day
before it was to be made available for public viewing at the
Baltic Modern Art Gallery.
currently investigating the photograph's legality.
circumstances around who may have been involved in the
production of the image and who may have owned it or owns it
forms part of the investigation," a Northumbria police
spokesperson told The Telegraph Monday. "We attended the Baltic
Centre last Thursday at the invitation of the management who
were seeking advice about an item for an exhibition prior to
it going on public display."
unavailable for comment. (The Advocate)