Gallery: Artist Melts Czech President’s Head as Global Warming Commenta...


It appears that Czech president Vaclav Klaus is having a bit of a meltdown! Despite the government’s objections, Marketa Jachimova – a sculpture student at Prague’s Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design (AAAD) – has followed through with one of her controversial final projects: an ice bust she sculpted of the president’s head and left to melt in the Liechtenstein Palace garden (a government space). Scheduled as part of an AAAD student exhibition, this art project is Jachimova’s impassioned reaction to President Klaus’ heated, and quite dubious, views on global warming.

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1 Comment

  1. daniel shand June 23, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    Nice art work!

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