Wojnarowicz

Smithsonian locked in art controversy

Smithsonian locked in art controversy

The two works in question, the first by Wojnarowicz and the second by Bronson. Following the National Portrait Gallery’s controversial removal of David Wojnarowicz’s video from their “Hide/Seek” exhibition, artist AA Bronson requested his photograph be removed from the show as well. After Wojnarowicz’s video of ants crawling over a crucifix incited outrage in the…