8. Bear Eats Man Sculpture (2013)

Thordis Adalsteinsdottir, ‘Bear Eats Man,’ ‘The Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition 2013,’ Image courtesy the Artist and Socrates Sculpture Park.

This controversial sculpture “Bear Eats Man” was on display last December in Socrates Sculpture Park as part of an Emerging Artists Fellowship Competition, to the dismay of various residents and visitors who found it “lewd and inappropriate.” The sculpture park defended the sculpture by Thordis Adalsteinsdottir as a “thought provoking work of art.”

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