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BMA to name its restrooms for John Waters after donation

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The Baltimore Museum of Art announced Wednesday that iconic gay director John Waters has donated 375 works from his personal art collection to the museum.

In exchange, the BMA will rename its restrooms and the rotunda in the European art galleries after him. Waters’ personal art collection contains works by 125 artists, including Diane Arbus, Richard Artschwager, Thomas Demand, Roy Lichtenstein, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, and Christopher Wool, among others, the museum announced.

The donation also includes original works by Waters, such as sculptures, prints, videos and more. The BMA staged a retrospective of Waters’ art, titled “John Waters: Indecent Exposure,” in 2018.  “John’s generosity, friendship, and commitment to his hometown are

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