A botched restoration job that painted over Buddhist sculptures in Anyue township, Sichuan province, has drawn harsh criticism. Photo: ThePaper.cn

Move over ‘monkey Jesus’, China’s technicolour Buddha joins the wall of shame for botched repair works

Garish paint job, which just like notorious Spanish fresco was work of overzealous amateurs, exposed by cultural relics enthusiast

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A botched restoration job that painted over Buddhist sculptures in Anyue township, Sichuan province, has drawn harsh criticism. Photo: ThePaper.cn
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