Anish Kapoor vandalised statue to be covered in gold
23 September 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
The installation is on show at the Palace at Versailles, which was once home to Marie Antoinette, the ill-fated queen who was guillotined during the French Revolution
A controversial sculpture by Sir Anish Kapoor in the Versailles Palace gardens is to be covered in gold leaf to mask anti-Semitic graffiti.
The trumpet-shaped work, called Dirty Corner, has been vandalised three times since it was installed in June.
Sir Anish had said he would not remove the graffiti in order to highlight intolerance in society.
But a tribunal in Versailles …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment