Posts Tagged ‘Eric Cantor’

Four Facts About the National Portrait Gallery Controversy

The fracas at the National Portrait Gallery continues today with a protest organized by Transformer. Dozens and maybe even hundreds of artists and arts supporters—those who didn't head down to South Beach for the Miami Art Basel fairs, that is—intend to meet at Transformer in Logan Circle at 5:30 p.m. to descend on the National [...]

Arts Roundup: Hicks Nix Crucifix Flix Edition

Aside from the headline, there aren't really any good jokes to be made about the imbroglio unfolding at the National Portrait Gallery, and after reading Blake Gopnik's takedown of the NPG after it caved to pressure to remove a four-minute version of the short film A Fire in My Belly by David Wojnarowicz that is just one piece of [...]

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