Smithsonian To Remove Offensive Video
Martin Sullivan, director of the museum, said the video by David Wojnarowicz shows images that “may be” offensive to some.
“I regret that some reports about the exhibit have created an impression that the video is intentionally sacrilegious,” the statement read. “In fact, the artists’s intention was to depict the suffering of an AIDS victim. It was not the museum’s intention to offend. We are removing the video today. The museum’s statement at the exhibition’s entrance, ‘This exhibition contains mature themes,’ will remain in place.”
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