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** FILE ** In this Dec. 2, 2010, file photo, protesters hold masks in support of artist David Wojnarowicz on the steps of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, after a video by Wojnarowicz was removed from exhibition at the museum, in Washington. The Andy Warhol Foundation said Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, it will withhold future funding to the Smithsonian Institution unless a video removed from the gallery after a Catholic group complained is restored.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

** FILE ** In this Dec. 2, 2010, file photo, protesters hold masks in support of artist David Wojnarowicz on the steps of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, after a video by Wojnarowicz was removed from exhibition at the museum, in Washington. The Andy Warhol Foundation said Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, it will withhold future funding to the Smithsonian Institution unless a video removed from the gallery after a Catholic group complained is restored.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

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