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Banned in D.C., Welcome in Houston: CAMH Tackles Censorship Through Christ

By Steven Thomson Ants crawling on a crucifix isn’t necessarily the most offensive image to come out of the realm of contemporary art, but its appearance in the video work “Fire in My Belly” by David Wojnarowicz at a current

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Internal Tensions Over Smithsonian Censorship, Letter Reveals

A leaked Smithsonian letter written by National Portrait Gallery director Martin Sullivan suggests that the Washington, D.C., institution is riven by dissent over the recent decision to remove David Wojnarowicz‘s video “A Fire in My Belly” from the Gallery’s “Hide/Seek:

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