SAN LEANDRO (CBS) — A new 55-foot tall statue is taking shape on the brand new San Leandro tech campus, but some locals are raising questions about whether the giant nude woman is appropriate public art.

So far, only a pair of nicely shaped lower legs has been raised. It’s the rest of the sculpture called “Truth Is Beauty” that is eliciting some mixed reviews

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“You know how some people are. Some people don’t want to see nobody naked. Not even a bird,” said San Leandro resident William Eckels

The statue of a nude female form with a graceful dancer’s body, her arms outstretched and reaching skyward, made its debut at Burning Man three years ago.

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