Politics and Art
Oct22

Politics and Art

Every so often, something happens that takes art out of the sequestration of galleries and into the political forefront. That happened in Prague, where artist David Cerny created a giant purple hand with its too-long middle finger extended. The hand was placed on a boat and set adrift on the Vltava River, where it can be seen from the Czech seat of the presidency. This drifting hand is far from meaningless, though – Cerny timed...

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