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LOVELAND, CO (NBC) – Witnesses say a woman used an 18-inch crowbar to break a piece of Plexiglas inside a Colorado museum and destroy a controversial piece of artwork depicting Jesus Wednesday afternoon.

The City of Loveland has identified the woman as 56-year-old Kathleen Folden, a truck driver from Kalispell, Montana.

The piece of artwork that has caused the controversy is called “The Misadventures of Romantic Cannibals.”

A part of the painting shows a man who appears to be Jesus Christ engaging in a sex act with a man.

Many have called it “smut” and asked that it be removed.

Supporters say it speaks about the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal.

Mark Michaels, an art dealer, says he saw Folden break the glass.

He says she then grabbed the artwork and he tried to stop her.

“We were just coming in and were standing at the door and I heard a large – like a thump, and somebody yelled, ‘Oh no!’ And I looked up and I saw this lady with a nail-puller-type crowbar slamming the Plexiglas case several times until she broke it. And I ran over there and by the time I got there she had reached in and grabbed the print and was ripping it up so I pulled her away from the print and put her in the corner,” Michaels said, “and then the police came.”

Michaels says Folden was screaming “How can you desecrate my lord?” as she broke into the case.

Michaels says the woman destroyed the lithograph.


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