Tuesday, October 9, 2012

British huge bronze sculpture caused controversy

According to the British "Daily Mail" reported on October 8, in the 7th, Devon Ilfracombe home city, a coastal resort ushered in a 65-foot (about 20 meters), weighs 25 tons nakedpregnant women bronze sculpture. The sculpture once introduced here has aroused people's hot, sculpture lovers evaluation it is the modern symbol of truth and justice ", and many members of the public believes that it is" obscene and disgusting "things.

This huge sculpture comes from the hands of British artist Damien Hirst (Damien Hirst), called "Weili Di (Verity), was built in 1998 in Australia's northeast Island. Pregnant women naked sculpture, hand-held two-edged sword, the upper side of the skin is peeled off, exposing her skull, muscular lines and her unborn child. It is the unique shape of the sculpture has aroused heated debate.
Many people criticized her naked body, think it is demeaning to women, is a strange art, some even wrote to the court that it may encourage teenage pregnancy, and some local officials that the sculpture will stimulate local the tourism industry, and to enhance the city's image.
It is reported that this bronze figure sculpture by more than 40 parts, assemble the sculpture needs more than a week's time. The next 20 years, it will always stay in the town.


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