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Czech art installation angers European Union

Date uploaded: January 15, 2009

Entropa, a new art installation on display at the European Council building in Brussels has angered EU members.

The eight tonne piece resembling a snap out modelling kit depicts stereotypes of each EU nation - including 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 the work had been a collaboration between artists from all 27 European nations, however the installation turned out to be entirely the work of Czech artist David Cerny and two associates.

To read about the piece on the BBC news website please follow this link