"The ants on the crucifix" should be a synonym for "the writing on the wall". This winter, the Smithsonian Institute removed an artwork that had anger...
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David Wojnarowicz is not the first incidence of censorship by the Smithsonian. As an artist whose work has been the subject of a Smithsonian censorship attempt, allow me to provide a brief history.
By Richard Yeakley
Religion News Service
WASHINGTON (RNS) Critics who raised objections to a video at a Smithsonian exhibit that showed ants crawling...
On Tuesday, Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough defended his decision to remove David Wojnarowicz's controversial video Fire In My Belly. The video, wh...
While the Smithsonian controversy made it seem like art and religion could never be more distanced, the truth is that religion has become an increasing point of artistic concern.
Up until now, it's been easy to dismiss Donohue and the Catholic League as a faith-based fringe movement. But Archbishop Timothy Dolan's recent comments are cause for much deeper concern.
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