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7 Controversial Modern Statues

7 Controversial Modern Statues

(Her rear end faces the entrance of the Palm Springs Art Museum.) Marine Venus // Halifax, Nova ScotiaThe campus of Dalhousie University is home to Marine Venus, a sculpture that practically begs to be ridiculed. There was certainly collective consensus in the neighborhood: Complaints began within 15 minutes of the sculpture being installed. It was removed from public view in Doha and moved to the Arab Museum of Modern Art before being installed at the Pompidou Museum in Paris. (Rocky fans know the Museum as the spot where Rocky jogs up its steps in several of the movies.)

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