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Nude Mural in Chosewood Park Gets Temporary Reprieve

Neighborhood meeting set for Sept. 10.

The Chosewood Park mural that over its nude imagery, is not getting repainted after all.

At least, not yet.

11Alive News reported the mural, painted by Argentinean artist Hyuro, will stay, pending the outcome of a Sept. 10 meeting of neighborhood residents.

The mural, which was painted as part of the Living Walls Conference, was to have been , after the owner of the former General Motors Lakewood Plant decided the attention and controversy was too much.

But a meeting is planned for Sept. 10 see if a compromise can be reached.

This year's Living Walls Conference featured women artists from around the world who painted murals all over the city including and .

Renate Richardson September 06, 2012 at 02:47 PM
...and, many new homes and condos have been built there. New sidewalks were i live. So while you enjoy this change of 'environment', Lo and Behold, you are forced to look at a lady showing her vigina with pubic hair while driving by....... while explaining to your teenage son, that having sex too soon can cause many problems......and he will know that this kind of display is tolerated by the community and by the City of Atlanta. Remind of Woodstock...all is flowery and lovely...not. Come on, no one is a prude here. This is just wrong. Over and out.
Joyus Joy September 06, 2012 at 03:46 PM
Agreed!
Jeffrey Landers September 06, 2012 at 05:47 PM
Your teenage son already knows the consequences of sex... But that subject has absolutely nothing to do with this artwork. Nothing. At. All. Every single one of us was born with genetalia.. I find nothing obscene with depicting nudity in a non sexual way.... And yes, this is non sexual depiction of the han form. It's nothing to be prudish about.
Renate Richardson September 06, 2012 at 05:58 PM
Suit yourself. I am going to take a daily detour.
Its Me September 06, 2012 at 06:13 PM
Far from "pornographic", but its within eyeshot of a mosque. In very poor taste. Plus the artist did a bait-and-switch from what was plan. She got her attention-whoring...now just get rid of it already.

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