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Absence in Abstraction

by Natalie Hegert
      Embroiled in controversy—it's what you’d expect from an exhibition about gay portraiture at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C.  In fact, it’s rather surprising that the controversy didn’t arise until a month after the show was open—just in time for World AIDS Day.  On November 30th, the Catholic League complained about David Wojnarowicz's 1987 video piece , a “vile video” that could be interpreted as nothing more than an attack on Christianity, all because of a section of... [more]
Posted by Natalie Hegert on 12/4/10