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Censorship at Many Levels

Source: The Huffington Post – By Robert Glenn Ketchum     As a Los Angeles resident-artist of 63 years, I was glad to see articles in the LA Times about the controversy at the Smithsonian over the censorship-removal of David

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6 Artists Who Were Banned, Censored or Arrested by Conservatives

Source: AlterNet By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd  With a brief reprieve after the ‘90s culture wars, it looks as though the tide is shifting back in the direction of visual art censorship. With a brief reprieve after the ‘90s culture wars,

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Wojnarowicz Update: Catholics United Fights Back, AA Bronson Still Rebuffed, Patti Smith Talks

Source: Hyperallergic By Kyle Chayka Fighting the perception that all Catholics are as conservative as those espoused in William Donohue’s Catholic League call for the Smithsonian to remove David Wojnarowicz’s “A Fire in My Belly” from Hide/Seek, Catholics United has

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Outcry Over Smithsonian Censorship Grows

Source: The Bay Citizen SFMOMA, Warhol Foundation and others take action after video work removed By Reyhan Harmanci Like any modern protest, last Friday’s gathering at SF Camerawork to screen the full 13-minute video piece by artist David Wojnarowicz— a

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March on New York’s Cooper-Hewitt to Protest Smithsonian Censorship

Source: ARTINFO.COM New Yorkers who want to protest the censorship of David Wojnarowicz’s video at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. get their chance on December 19. Organizers at Art+ have called a march, gathering at the Metropolitan Museum

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Posted in Human Rights

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