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Museum Opts To Keep Vandalized Billboard Up

When The Minneapolis Institute of Arts learned that their billboard featuring a nude painting by Titian had been vandalized, they thought it was pretty hilarious. (Via Neatorama.)

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Head of PR Anne-Marie Wagener agreed that the billboard should stay as is: “Without those words it did look as though someone’s trying to censor it,” she said. “But with ‘Brrrr!’ it has that whole sort of funny element. Because it is cold!”

Also, yes. It's really not warm in Minnesota. So presumably Titian would understand.

Here's what Venus Rising From the Sea is supposed to look like: