SHOULD WE HIRE THIS GUY?: Czech artwork makes obscene gesture to president

Published on October 21, 2013

As parliamentary polls get under way in the Czech Republic this week, artist David Cerny has floated a huge purple statue of an extended middle finger down the River Vltava in Prague.

The outsized purple hand has been mounted on a barge floating on the river.

It is pointed at Prague Castle, the seat of President Milos Zeman.

Mr Cerny has shocked and mocked politicians and public figures in the past, says the BBC’s Rob Cameron.

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This latest piece is clearly his message to the leftist President Zeman and the political party recently set up by his supporters, our correspondent says.

Read more: bbc.co.uk

 

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