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Football phallus | by Andrew T...has left the building
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Football phallus

In the background is the vintage Wisconsin Field House, built in 1930 and home to the UW-Madison basketball team for many years.

 

In the foreground is the not-so-vintage "Nails' Tails," a statue installed in 2005 that was designed by local artist Donald Lipski and ostensibly consists of a tower of footballs. It looks like a concrete pile struck by artillery shells, and I'm obligated to go past it every time I ride downtown.

 

Maybe I'm being harsh. By Big Ten standards, it's not the most embarrassing statue that exists.

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Taken on September 22, 2012