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Image of the Day: Vagina On a Beaver

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I’m sorry, you guys. It turns out that I am twelve years old. You should just go ahead and mentally place "Hehe, ‘beaver‘" after every sentence in this post. (I figured I should save us all time.)

Residents of Bemidji, MN complained to the city government about a sculpture that was part of the "Bemidji Sculpture Walk," which they said included a painting of a vagina. (On a completely different note: I love the bizarre annual activities small towns come up with. Ask me about Saratoga Spring’s "Victorian Street Walk" sometime, which sounds like it might involve 19th-Century hookers but sadly does not.) The sculpture’s creator, Deborah Davis, who is an ordained minister, had this to say:

I didn’t understand that some people saw genitalia. … I understand people see different things in art, and they need to be free to do that. … My intent was to paint a praying woman.

Sure. Let’s turn to the evidence, shall we?

I mean… yeah, that really seems like a vagina. But since I would say it’s a bit more Georgia O’Keefe than Hustler, the town’s residents should probably calm down. (Like that’s going to happen.)

Via CityPages.