Miami, Florida: Giant Naked Torso

13-foot-high "Male Torso," sans arms, legs, and head -- with a tiny modesty leaf -- is a 1992 sculpture by Colombian artist Fernando Botero. Disappeared in 2016; reappeared in its current spot in 2018.

Address:
805 S. Miami Ave., Miami, FL
Directions:
Downtown, on the southeast corner of US-41/SW 8th St. and S. Miami Ave.
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Giant Naked Torso

It has been here for a while.

[O B, 12/22/2022]

The sculpture vanished from its original spot in Bayfront Park in 2016. We can finally relax, now that the giant torso (with the tiny modesty leaf) has a new home.

Giant Naked Torso

We searched for two hours for this sculpture (and got a great foot tour of downtown Miami). Sadly, we finally found the last known location, only to be told it was removed right before Christmas and no current location is known.

[Robin, 08/10/2016]
Giant Naked Torso

The giant torso has moved again. Due to building construction on the corner of SE 9 and S. Miami Ave., it is now located along Biscayne Blvd along the western edge of Bayfront Park.

[signmanjoe, 01/01/2016]

Naked torso.

Giant Naked Torso

The Giant Naked Torso is now at the corner of S. Miami and SE 9th St.

[Kelly Soprych, 10/05/2014]

When it comes to public display venues, this statue has legs!

Giant Naked Torso.

Giant Naked Torso

My husband, Andy, likes big butts and he cannot lie.

[Erin Zebrowski Stitt, 01/21/2013]

Public art for everyone!


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