It's called "My Sweet Lord
" and it's a sculpture six feet tall of the crucified Christ,
completely naked. A press release advertising the sculpture displayed at the Lab Gallery in the Roger Smith Hotel in New York City describes it as "Jesus, the 485,460 calorie Messiah
As if its display during Holy Week weren't enough, viewers are invited to lick and bite off pieces of the sculpture before it is taken down on Easter Sunday.
The coverage I saw of the outrage included mostly non-Christians on the street who were sympathetic to the many who have voiced outrage so far. (Artist's Chocolate Jesus Statue in New York Sparks Anger, by Larry McShane on www.myfoxny.com)