"A new art installation going on display at the European Council building in Brussels has angered EU members with its lampoons of national stereotypes.
Entropa portrays Bulgaria as a toilet, Romania as a Dracula theme-park and France as a country on strike.
The Czech Republic, which holds the EU presidency, thought it had commissioned work from 27 European artists. But it turned out to have been entirely completed by Czech artist David Cerny and two associates. "
Read : http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7827738.stm.
A couple of personal remarks :
- the totally tasteless construction is a perfect gift for the wasteful European waterhead, a direct descendant of Big Brother.
- Is the Czech government really dumb enough to have been surprised by the artist, or is Vaclav Klaus, the Czech president, having a bit of fun at the expense of the EU ? Everyone knows the deep love and the esteem he holds for that meddling institution.
Well done, mister Klaus ?