Louvre Pulls Lewd Sculpture From Display
The people in charge at the Louvre Museum in France have made the decision to no longer display a large sculpture that looks like two buildings having sex.
“Domestikator,” as the sculpture is called, was created by Atelier van Lieshout and consists of large cubes set to resemble an erotic position. “The piece itself, it’s not really very explicit. It’s a very abstracted shape. There are no genitals; it’s pretty innocent.”
It was set to go on display on October 19th in The Louvre’s Tuileries Gardens. Concerns about the proximity to a children’s playground were enough to pull the sculpture.
Another museum has pulled an artwork. This time it's the Louvre, arguing that a sculpture was too sexually explicit. https://t.co/NJoqu1KQrr
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