Mar

29

Columbia To Erect New Statue Of Questionable Shape

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There's a fire in our loins just from looking at this thing

There’s a fire in our loins just from looking at this thing

Next week, preparations will begin for a new figure to join The Great God Pan and Bellerophon Taming Pegasus as a member of Columbia’s vaguely erotic statue collection. This work of art, called Reclining Figure, was designed by Henry Moore and is being donated by two friends of the artist (and parents of CU alumni). It will be the second Moore statue at Columbia, after “The Tooth” (also known as Three-Way Piece, No. 1: Points). This sculpture is “meant to suggest the form of a woman with her legs outstretched before her, propping herself up with her forearm,” and will be erected directly outside Butler.

In just a short period of time, these pre-schoolers will have the privilege of frolicking in front of a giant sculpture of a woman spread-eagle

In just a short period of time, these pre-schoolers will have the privilege of frolicking in front of a giant sculpture of a woman spread-eagle

Bwog is as yet unaware of the mission of this statue on campus. Is it, perhaps, an installment secretly funded by the Marching Band as a prop for Orgo Nights to come (CUMB)? A bold, unforgettable reminder to students to complete their sexual respect requirements? A device to get those pesky neighborhood kids off Columbia’s lawn once and for all? A means of belated sex education for freshmen hailing from southern and midwestern states? A last hurrah of the dying sexual fervor of alumni who haven’t slept with their wives in five years? Or is it simply a generous campaign to give masturbatory material to those unfortunate souls who spend their days in Butler? Anything is possible.

The new, better, Alma Mater via CU Blog; her new home via Bwog Staff

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6 Comments

  1. why???  

    who on earth decided that this ugly ass irrelevant statue should be placed in the most prominent place on campus

  2. Anonymous  

    It looks absolutely hideous.

  3. Ewww

    This statue is butt ugly. Tear down this statue Bollinger!

  4. sexism, again  

    can someone please explain why it is okay for the names on butler to all be men but of course a naked sculpture of someone relaxing, reclining is a woman. not to mention just a woman as the subject of another male artist, "genius".

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