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… For your consideration; a big metal statue of St. Thomas Aquinas made entirely out of old car bumpers.
Located in front of St. Thomas Aquinas church in Charlottesville, Va.
For the love of humanity, why!
Is it just me, or does he look more like a Bassett hound than St. Thomas?
If I squint hard enough he kinda reminds me of a monochrome Optimus Prime.
That is terrifying.
Is that Baby Jesus crying I hear?
I actually kind of like it.
HAH! I saw “tacky statue of St Thomas” and thought, “it can’t be worse than the one in front of my church”…well, lookie at that, it is the one in front of my church. 😀
Although, it looks like it’s been squished vertically, he’s a bit, urm, wider in real life.
I like it!
I think I threw up a little in my mouth…there is NOTHING attractive about that statue whatsoever.
Totally disrespectful. That’s not art. It’s a bunch of junk
I don’t know, I don’t hate it with white hot hatred. I mean, everybody thinks, “made with car bumpers,” must mean really bad but, I don’t know.
Looks more like the Baron Harkonnen from Dune!
When I lived in Beautiful Charlotte’s Village, back when the earth was first cooling (i.e., the late ’70s), I had an acquaintance who was a grad-school student in Religious Studies, specifically Islam. He asked me one day why there was a statue of a football player in front of my church. I replied, “That’s no football player — that’s St. Thomas Aquinas.” He gasped, “The Angelic Doctor!? Nooooooo!”