Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Protest Escalating Art Censorship from the Smithsonian to MoCA

Photo: Anne Cusack, Los Angeles Times
Join a Funeral Procession for Freedom of Expression!

Thursday, January 20, 2011 11:00 AM

Biltmore Hotel
506 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Museum, recently removed David Wojnarowicz’s 1987 video, “A Fire in My Belly,” from a critically acclaimed exhibition about gay-themed portraiture. Clough will speak at the Biltmore on January 20th at noon as part of Town Hall Los Angeles public issues series. Artists and activists, along with supporters of free speech and free expression, will gather at 11 a.m. with props and posters to protest the escalation of art censorship.

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To read the Los Angeles Times article on Wayne Clough's visit to L.A. click here

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