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Wojnarowiczs video finds new home at Museum of Modern Art

on Thursday,January 13,2011 21:01

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Many people say that one man's trash is often another man's treasure. In the case of David Wojnarowicz's controversial video, one museum's discarded art is another institution's gold mine.

Recently, the Museum of Modern Art obtained the video after it was removed from the National Portrait Gallery, according to the New York Times. Republicans originally asked for the video to be taken down from the National Portrait Gallery after deeming it offensive. Now, the thirteen-minute full version of the original video and a seven-minute excerpt by Wojnarowicz himself are being looped at the New York facility.

Wojnarowicz died of AIDS in 1992. The artist created the video as a response to the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s, depicting ants trekking across a crucifix.

Bill Donohue, the president of the Catholic League, was one of the most outspoken individuals in opposition of the piece. Along with other conservatives, Donohue demanded that the work be removed from the National Portrait Gallery, a Smithsonian museum. The art world quickly protested upon the piece leaving the facility.

Employment of artists is projected to increase by 12 percent over the next seven years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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