Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Censorship at the National Portrait Gallery

Check out what's being censored:
Fire in My Belly

The above video was banned from display at the National Portrait Gallery and Museum of Modern American Art.

http://www.tbd.com/blogs/tbd-arts/2010/11/glbt-portrait-gallery-exhibition-attracts-conservative-anger-5266.html

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/artsdesk/visual-arts/2010/11/30/stand-off-at-the-national-portrait-gallery/

However a private gallery has decided to show the piece instead: http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/artsdesk/general/2010/12/01/transformer-steps-up/


Also, the artist, David Wojnarowicz, was censored on WORLD AIDS DAY when he himself died of AIDS.

Dialogue, please.

-Alex

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