Museum Exhibit Does It Again
Trotta, Liz, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
NEW YORK - Just when the mayor thought it was safe to go back to the Brooklyn Museum, they did it again.
A color photo of a nude woman with outstretched arms in the traditional place of Jesus Christ at the Last Supper is set to go on display today at the popular institution - the very one that last year set off a furor with a dung-dappled painting of the Virgin Mary.
The controversial series of photos, "Yo Mama's Last Supper," is one of 188 works by black artists in the show, "Committed to the Image: Contemporary Black Photographers."
So far, the offending entry has not triggered the intense drama created last year by "Sensation," a collection of provocative …
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Publication information: Article title: Museum Exhibit Does It Again. Contributors: Trotta, Liz - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: February 16, 2001. Page number: 1. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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