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explicit
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Angels & Demons
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  • Though some thought it a masterpiece, Pope Urban VIII had rejected The Ecstasy of St. Teresa as too sexually explicit for the Vatican.
  • Had Bernini intentionally created a work so explicit that it forced the Vatican to hide it in some out-of-the-way spot? A location perhaps that Bernini himself could suggest?

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as in: explicit instructions Define
precise and clear so there is no confusion or doubt about what was/is said
as in: explicit photos and pornography Define
expressing or displaying sexual activity or nudity in a manner that leaves little to the imagination
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