A replica of Michelangelo's 'David' sculpture has been censored at an expo in Dubai to avoid causing offence to Muslims.
Staff at the expo reportedly agonised over how to display a 3D-printed replica of the famous piece, eventually opting to place the figure within an octagonal glass gallery spanning two floors, with two stone separators placed on each level. With the figure positioned as it is, David's modesty is protected from public view.
"We even thought of putting undergarments on the statue or changing it altogether, but it was too late," a source on the project told Italian paper La Repubblica. "We understood too late that it was an error to bring a statue of a nude man to the Emirates."
SOURCE: "Premier Christian News"