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Catholic Leader Is Turned Away
at Exhibit He Deemed Offensive

New York Times, by Sharon Otterman

Original Article

Posted By:mitzi, 9/29/2012 1:21:14 PM

On Thursday night, William Donohue, the president of the Catholic League, held a news conference outside an art gallery in Midtown Manhattan to denounce one of the works of art on display there: a 1987 photograph of a crucifix immersed in a jar of urine. But, when Mr. Donohue tried to enter the exhibition, the gallery would not allow him in, he said in a blog post on Friday. “No one else was barred from entering the gallery,” he wrote. “Just me.”

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If you read nothing else, read the next to last paragraph about Donohue's own exhibit from his video which for some strange reason (?) the Times didn't link.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 9/29/2012 1:31:08 PM     (No. 8898625)

come on Serrano - show us what a hero you really are. Display a depiction of Mohammed in a jar of urine.

Donohue is an artiste...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 9/29/2012 1:36:29 PM     (No. 8898639)

Bet they would let Obama and Ahmadinejad in.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Skyliner, 9/29/2012 1:40:36 PM     (No. 8898645)

How about a companion exhibit titled: "Pixx Mohammed"?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: afreeman, 9/29/2012 2:20:25 PM     (No. 8898697)

He needs to use violence. It get results.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: DocH, 9/29/2012 2:23:37 PM     (No. 8898705)

Freedom? We don't need no stinkin' freedom!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: frede, 9/29/2012 2:26:12 PM     (No. 8898714)

Hey folks, let's get #2's suggestion on the WEB Let's get it viral. Also on UTUBE, etc.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 9/29/2012 2:48:46 PM     (No. 8898731)

I think we can all show how complex this art is;

Get a jar:

P*ss Iphone
P*ss Elmo
P*ss Pez Dispenser
P*ss Hello Kitty
P*ss Beanie Baby
P*ss Barbie

- Just leave it at the entrance to the exhibit center. See who gets P*ssed off.

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