IN PICTURES: When sex and art collide in France
Nowhere seems to blend sex and art quite like France does as the newly installed "giant vagina" in the gardens of Versailles Palace has proved once again. And when the two worlds meet it is often accompanied by a fair amount of controversy as well as hilarity. We've put together ten of the best examples in this gallery of images. Though no doubt there are many more. What else would you add?
This way please: Luxembourg-based visual artist Deborah de Robertis shocked visitors at Paris’s famous Musée D’Orsay with her own live representation of the 19th century painting ‘L’Origine du monde’ (Origin of the world). The May 2014 performance was greeted with applause by bystanders, but museum staff weren’t so impressed--they told her to cover up.