enema held aloft by cherubim

The 800lb enema

The 5ft tall sculpture, a bronze syringe bulb held aloft by three Botticelli-style angels, was revealed at the Mashuk-Akva Term spa in the southern city of Zheleznovodsk.

"There is no kitsch or obscenity, it is a successful work of art," Alexander Kharchenko, the spa's director, said. "An enema is almost a symbol of our region."

The Caucasus mountains region is famous in Russia for dozens of health spas. Many offer enemas with water drawn from mineral springs, that are said to treat digestive and other complaints.

Mr Kharchenko said the monument had cost the spa £21,000. It was installed in a square in front of his spa, with an accompanying banner declaring: "Let's beat constipation and sloppiness with enemas" posted on one of the spa's walls.

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9 Responses:

  1. phoenixredux says:

    Hot Russian Nurses Giving Enemas - I swear I just deleted that from my Spam filter.

  2. zuvembi says:

    My comment when I saw this earlier was:

    I'm actually sort of speechless, I think it's the cherubim holding up the bulb that causes my brain to stop for a moment. I mean, I suppose I can see building a monument, even an 800 pound bronze monument to enemas. But Cherubim? And why isn't this in Japan (following the maxim that Japan produces 74% of the worlds 'weird shit')?

  3. paulinahtoo says:

    i love that eastern european women look smokin no matter what age

  4. schoschie says:

    extremely hot.

    Never mind the enema sculpture.

  5. artlung says:

    Dear Zheleznovodski people:
    Please stop exploring your cherubic-colorectal health. It really freaks us out.
    Love, American People.