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    Honestly, I'm Crying Laughing Over This Restoration Of A Sculpture In Spain

    This is art!!

    I've been staring at this picture for the last two hours because I cannot get over that this is REAL. But in order for us to all be on the same page, I've gotta take you back.

    The face of a sculpture that was restored incredibly poorly

    This was a sculpture on an office building in Spain. I say "was" because this is what it once looked like.

    The face of a woman in a headscarf smiling
    Alberto Calleja & Agencia Ical / AP

    But now this lady...

    Closeup of smiling woman
    Alberto Calleja & Agencia Ical / AP

    Looks like this.

    Closeup of the woman's new face, which now looks cartoonish
    Alberto Calleja & Agencia Ical / AP

    After the head fell off, the sculpture was restored. But for some reason, THIS WAS THE END RESULT OF THE RESTORATION.

    Alberto Calleja & Agencia Ical / AP

    WE GOT GUMBY, PEOPLE!!!

    Gumby

    I can't stop laughing.

    Like, with all due respect to the artist who restored it...WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED HERE?

    Alberto Calleja & Agencia Ical / AP

    Somehow, the missing cow head was restored really nicely.

    Alberto Calleja & Agencia Ical / AP

    But the lady? Well, she was turned into a melting candle with eyes.

    Alberto Calleja & Agencia Ical / AP

    IF THESE ARE EVEN EYES!!!

    The new face features two ovals that vaguely resemble human eyes
    Alberto Calleja & Agencia Ical / AP

    It might seem like I dislike what has happened, but it’s actually the opposite. I love it. It's art in its truest form. It's perfect.

    Alberto Calleja & Agencia Ical / AP

    I want everything in Spain — and while we’re at it, Italy too — to be restored exactly like this.

    Alberto Calleja & Agencia Ical / AP

    LET'S GET TO WORK, PEOPLE!! We've got a lot to do.

    The sculpture's restored face superimposed on the face of Michelangelo's David sculpture
    Joerg Bittner

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