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TEEN-AGERS DESTROY CONTROVERSIAL PAINTING

One teen-ager created a diversion at a gallery Sunday while another used a hammer to destroy a copy of Andres Serrano's notorious photograph that shows a crucifix submerged in the artist's urine.

It was the second attack in as many days on the New York artist's religiously charged "Piss Christ" at the National Gallery of Victoria, and it prompted curators to close the exhibition, arguing they couldn't guarantee its safety.

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