Are We Prudes? Top 5 Naked Statues, Past and Present

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In June, an artist in Paulden, Ariz. was threatened with a $1,000 fine unless he agreed to remove the nine-foot-tall naked gargoyle he’d installed in his backyard. In Coalville, Utah, concerned residents have taken it upon themselves to cover up a nude statue of a dancer. Chill out, residents of small-town America: Humans started sculpting the naked human form thousands of years before we figured out how to make useful things like axes and fish hooks. Priorities, people, priorities.

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