Thursday, September 29, 2011

Sculpture and Bulgaria

Figures in the monument now include Superman, Ronald McDonald, the Joker and Santa. Photograph: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters
Global graffitti?

A military monument that commemorates the 1944 Soviet "liberation" of Bulgaria, has been liberated from its own history by rascals who updated it to be more "in step with the times."

Everyone was suitably outraged. Members of Bulgaria's ruling party said that only the government gets to "destroy the monuments of socialism."

More about the scandal here

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