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Either way, help is at hand. Washington is awash with public nudity—of the sculptural kind. Just try not to gape for too long. Guglielmo Marconi Memorial, 16th and Lamont sts. Instead, visitors can see a gilded bronze nude more reminiscent of a James Bond opening title sequence than of NPR. All are classical, all are bronze, and all are completely naked.
Most onlookers are so mesmerized by the extravagantly naked men and women flanking either side of the plinth that they forget to look at the poor baron. While this sculpture is mostly covered in a light verdigris, a small part of it retains its original sheen not, presumably, through curatorial intervention.
The urns are five feet tall and depict a variety of scenes featuring Bacchus and his Maen in unbridled forms of undress.
Critics at the time queried whether the gesturing Washington, modeled after a classical Greek statue of Zeus, was making a grand pronouncement or reaching for his clothes. Things to Do. Written by Sophie Gilbert.
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