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Brooklyn Museum Controversy

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Brooklyn Museum Controversy

Brooklyn Museum Controversy

Brooklyn Museum Controversy

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NPR's Brooke Gladstone reports on the controversy surrounding an art exhibition that opens at the Brooklyn Museum of Art this week. Sensation, a collection of works by young British artists, includes an elephant dung-stained portrait of the Virgin Mary. Mayor Rudolph Giuliani says he finds the portrait offensive and threatens to cut off funding for the museum. The museum is suing the city.