Life Can't Imitate Art; Model arrested for nudity at the Met

  • August 30, 2009 17:07

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New York - Apparently, nudes can be viewed in oils or bronze, but not in the flesh, dancing in the arms & armor department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Model Kathleen "KC" Neill, 26, was nabbed by police last week and charged with public lewdness after posing naked in the museum for 22-year-old photographer Zach Hyman as part of his series of nudes in New York's public spaces. Hyman says his work is not pornography and that he was inspired by the nudes in the Met's collection. Fortunately, he keeps his lawyer on speed-dial and a wad of bail money on him at all times. His work has been shown at New York's Chair and the Maiden Gallery.

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