27 August 2007

Alexander Downer Nude

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ArtWranglers speculates that the model for a prominent Civic public artwork may be a young Alexander Downer.

ED: How soon they forget. Background on the sculpture in question is here and it looks like this:

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Is that a man and a CHILD in an embrace?

There’s too much intelligence and humanity in a lump of brass and a water feature to qualify as a foreign minister.

“Alexander Downer Nude”
Great, now I need a new keyboard and screen.
Who knew that phrase could cause such sudden nausea and a violent reaction?

For the sake of the story, it’s worth mentioning that Lexi was 12ish when this was made

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