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  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The morning sun illuminates detail in Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: A boat passes behind Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: A boat passes in front of Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Waves lap beneath the harbour wall beneath Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 16, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected today by crane onto the pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The morning sun illuminates detail in Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The sun rises behind Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The morning sun illuminates detail in Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The sun rises behind Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Contractors move Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman into position on the harbour wall on October 16, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected by crane on the pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Contractors move Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman into position on the harbour wall on October 16, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected by crane on the pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Contractors move Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman into position on October 16, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected by crane on the pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Contractors move Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman into position on the harbour wall on October 16, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected by crane on the pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Contractors move Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman into positionl on October 16, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected by crane on the pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Contractors move Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman into position on the harbour wall on October 16, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected by crane on the pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Contractors move Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman into position on the harbour wall on October 16, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected by crane on the pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The sun rises behind Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The morning sun illuminates detail in Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The morning sun illuminates detail in Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The morning sun illuminates Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The sun rises behind Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The morning sun illuminates detail in Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The sun rises behind Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The morning sun illuminates detail in Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The sun rises behind Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The sun rises behind Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Contractors move Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture Of a pregnant woman into position on the harbour wall on October 16, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected by crane on the pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The sun rises behind Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The morning sun illuminates Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: The morning sun illuminates Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images
  • ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: A woman stops to look at Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman on October 17, 2012 in Ilfracombe, England. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft (20m) statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist, on a 20-year loan and was erected yesterday by crane onto the harbour pier. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
    
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ILFRACOMBE, ENGLAND - Damien Hirst's bronze sculpture of a pregnant woman into position on the harbour wall. The bronze-clad, sword-wielding 65ft statue, named Verity, has been controversially given to the seaside town by the artist.

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