Giant Nude Woman Could Grace US Capital

 

It's entirely possible that tourists visiting the National Mall between November and March will be treated to views of the White House, the Washington Monument, and a 45-foot-tall, 16,000-pound naked woman. 

The Washington Post reports organizers of the third-annual Catharsis on the Mall festival are seeking permission to install "R-Evolution," a statue by Marco Cochrane, for four months. 

A spokesperson for the National Park Service says they are reviewing the proposal, and it's "plausible" the statue gets the go-ahead. The Mall has hosted long-term political art installments in the past. Organizers of Catharsis on the Mall, described the Burning Man of DC, are seeking $90,000 in donations to erect the statue and volunteers to monitor it 24 hours a day once it's installed, according to Fox 5.

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