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ElfBot 12-08-2009 10:21 AM

Michelangelo’s David Dressed Up as Santa Worries Kids
 
A Texas homeowner who adorned his front lawn with Michelangelo’s ”David” as a scantily clad Santa got more than just jolly laughs from his neighbors. Barry McBee said he was aiming to make people chuckle by adding a Santa hat and white beard to the 5-foot-tall replica of the Renaissance statue with six-pack abs — [...]

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bumblee 12-08-2009 03:05 PM

Thats not rite funny yes rite no put pants on him at least nude statues in your yard are just tacky if it was my neighbor I'd shoot the junk off it with my 12 gauge now that would be funny

Wenceslaus 01-04-2010 03:26 AM

I've been to Florence twice, and David was naked both times — the original at the Galleria dell'Accademia and the outdoor replica in the Piazza della Signoria. Florentines are very proud of this 500-year-old avatar of their city.

While they don't dress up David in Florence, they do dress up the 400-year-old Mannekin Pis just off the Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium. In fact, there's a small museum displaying the different costumes people have made for the little boy over the years, including a Santa Claus outfit he wears at Christmastime.


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