The garish restoration job of a Buddhist sculpture in Anyue township, Sichuan province. Photo: ThePaper.cn

From Monkey Jesus to SpongeBob Castle: 8 of the worst restorations of artworks and historic buildings

Many priceless historic works have been ruined by well-intentioned but unqualified artisans. That list now has a new entrant, with photos of a garishly restored historic stone Buddha appearing on Chinese social media last week

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The garish restoration job of a Buddhist sculpture in Anyue township, Sichuan province. Photo: ThePaper.cn
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