Virgin in a Condom

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Virgin in a Condom is a controversial sculpture created by Tania Kovats in 1994. It is a three-inch statue of the Virgin Mary covered by a transparent condom.[1] It was stolen from the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, Australia within days of being exhibited.[2] It attracted Christian protesters when it was on display in 1998 at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Francis, Vic (1998-06-15). "Virgin in a Condom Provokes Outcry". Christianity Today International. Retrieved 2009-01-02.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-12-01. Retrieved 2009-01-02.
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