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Thousands strip for photo shoot
Mon May 7, 2007 8:57AM EDT
By Tomas Sarmiento
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A record 18,000 people took off their clothes to pose for U.S. photographic artist Spencer Tunick Sunday in Mexico City’s Zocalo square, the heart of the ancient Aztec empire.
Tunick, who has raised eyebrows by staging mass nude photo shoots in cities from Dusseldorf, Germany, to Caracas, smashed his previous record of 7,000 volunteers set in 2003 in Barcelona, Spain.
Directing with a megaphone, Tunick shot a series of pictures with his Mexican models simultaneously raising their arms, then lying on their backs in the square as well as another scene on a side street with volunteers arranged in the shape of an arrow.
“They’re losing dignity as men and women,” said 63-year-old Armando Pineda, leaning against the cathedral and watching the now-dressed models leave the plaza. “It’s an offense against the church.”
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Quick question …….
How is this an offense against the church. I just checked my Genesis and according to that, God created the following …
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth, then light, firmament, waters, grass, seed, fruit tree, whales, living creatures, winged fowl, beast, cattle, man.
NOWHERE does it say that God created The Gap (or L.L. Bean, or J. Crew, or The Limited, or even Wal Mart).
OHHHHHHH — the quote was that the posing was an offense to the church. Maybe the CHURCH created Levi’s??