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New York, New York: Naked Adam - Statue Rubbing

Sculpture of the Original Man, innocent still, and standing with an easily-grabbed peeper. A mobile snapshot that's difficult for shoppers to resist. Bonus: Eve!

Time Warner Center Shops

90 Columbus Circle, New York, NY
Inside the entrance atrium at the Time Warner Center Shops on Columbus Circle, on Broadway at 59th St.
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Burnished part of Adam statue.

Adam and Eve Sculptures - Burnished

This is a great tip for those interested in Manhattan Statue Burnishing!

Standing in the lobby of Time-Warner Center Shops at Columbus Circle are two huge bronze sculptures by contemporary artist Fernando Botero. The 15-ft tall nude figures are titled "Adam and Eve." As one might expect, the male figure has a certain body part that visitors find themselves burnishing almost before they even realize what they're doing!

Whether it brings good luck or not, the world may never know (We don't kiss and tell!).

[Mike Gassmann, 10/13/2007]

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