The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) closed down on Tuesday the main gallery where the controversial "Kulo" art exhibit is on display.In a statement, the CCP said threats to persons and property influenced the management's decision to close down the gallery.One of the artworks displayed in the gallery — artist Mideo Cruz's piece, a mixed-media collage called "Poleteismo" — was criticized as "blasphemous" and then vandalized last week.
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We're talking about aprons depicting Michelangelo's nude statue of David and more.
According to Britain's Daily Mail, Pisa, Italy mayor Marco Filippeschi is supporting fines of up to $700 for owners of stalls around the Leaning Tower of Pisa that sell souvenirs including the tower in phallic poses.
The Mail reported items such as boxer shorts that depict the tower as male privates "'trashy" --- TV character Bart Simpson is shown with the tower protruding from his lap on one of the more G-rated pairs -- and "'not the image of the city of Pisa we want to cultivate."