Nude Eiffel Tower art project sees artist arrested in Paris

The Eiffel Tower, Paris.

The Eiffel Tower, Paris. Image by Clay Gilliland / CC BY-SA 2.0

Controversial Swiss artist Milo Moiré, known for her nude performances, has been arrested in Paris after posing naked in front of the Eiffel Tower with passers-by for photos as part of her latest art project. Nudity in public places in France can incur a fine of up to €15,000 or one year in jail. Police ordered the artist to get dressed before arresting her on Sunday evening. Read more: thelocal.fr

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