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David Wojnarowicz Review

Mitchell Kahan, Director & CEO On January 6, Akron Art Museum screened two versions of David Wojnarowicz’s “A Fire in My Belly” for a small audience of 35 who braved slippery streets and snow. In Akron, there was little awareness about the controversial removal of an edited version of this video from the National Portrait Gallery’s groundbreaking exhibition on gay history – “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture.”  The threats and counter threats over Smithsonian funding had not made local press until both Akron

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