Amazingly realistic statue of a half-naked man unnerves Massachusetts college

Amazingly realistic statue of a half-naked man unnerves Massachusetts college
Sleepwalker statue at Wellesley College (Source: Change.org)
Sleepwalker statue at Wellesley College (Source: Change.org)

(WOIO) - An amazingly realistic statue of a half-naked man has unnerved an all-women's college in Massachusetts.

The statue, called Sleepwalker, is part of a new exhibit at Wellesley College's Davis Museum.

The sculptor placed his statue in public view to draw attention to his exhibit at the college. Students have started a petition to move the statue inside the Davis Museum with the rest of the exhibit.

According to the petition,  the statue "has become a source of apprehension, fear, and triggering thoughts regarding sexual assault for some members of our campus community."

As of Thursday morning, over 500 students have signed the petition.

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