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Parody Painting of Putin in Women’s
Underwear Seized in Russian Raid

Wall Street Journal, by Paul Sonne

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Posted By:earlybird, 8/27/2013 7:58:15 PM

A painting depicting politicians Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev in women’s underwear was one of the items Russian authorities confiscated Monday upon raiding a newly-opened St. Petersburg art gallery that had shown solidarity with Russia’s gay-rights movement. The off-beat gallery, known as the Museum of Authority, opened on August 15 with an inaugural exhibit called “The Rulers” that featured paintings by artist Konstantin Altunin of public figures such as President Barack Obama, former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and Mr. Putin. The idea of the museum had been to put on exhibits relating to various authorities, said founder Alexander Donskoi.

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Will the world ever see the parody painting of Obie?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 8/27/2013 8:03:17 PM     (No. 9494366)

Wish we could get rid of the trash called "art" in some of our "art" exhibits, i.e. pi** Christ.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cardsfan, 8/27/2013 8:09:38 PM     (No. 9494377)

Well, at least it wasn´t a rodeo clown!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 8/27/2013 8:20:47 PM     (No. 9494396)

I´ll bet that didn´t go over well with Papa Putin...the very glandular macho man.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 8/27/2013 10:09:06 PM     (No. 9494570)

I gotta say, Medvedev is really quite fetching...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: provide, 8/27/2013 10:35:49 PM     (No. 9494603)

Some student at the Chicago Art Institute did a painting of mayor Harold Washington in women´s underwear. A local committeeman was outraged and cut it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Philly_Patriot, 8/28/2013 8:01:27 AM     (No. 9494928)

I wonder what the painting of Great leader looked like?

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