Sculpture Presents Christ with a Missile

Country: Spain

Date of incident: February 10, 2006

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Arts



Sculpture shows Christ with a Missile instructing Second World War German soldiers in Ferran Cano Art Gallery in Madrid.

On February 10th 2006 the “Ferran Cano” Art Gallery in Madrid opened an exposition presenting, bides other sculptures, a representation of Christ with a missile instructing Second World War German soldiers generated several disputes in an Art Gallery. The author, Spanish artist Oscar Seco, sustained that irony and transgression are the only way to demonstrate that Modern Art is not tamed but critical towards social and religious symbols.


Source:
http://www.20minutos.es (february 9th, 2006)