Maurizio Cattelan @BlenheimPalace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. In this political Brexit climate, political art takes all its meaning.
Wherever some may think that Churchill would have been against this sculpture, this artwork is always provoking some strange feelings. What is the origin of evil?
However, what has recently amused the media is that the golden toilet was stolen.
The solid gold toilet valued at £1m has been stolen from Blenheim Palace weeks after security concerns were dismissed by the family which owns the historic site.
Burglars caused “significant damage and flooding” when they removed the plumbed-in artwork from the home of the Duke of Marlborough in Woodstock, Oxfordshire.
The theft was reported to police minutes after the thieves left at around 4.50am. A 66-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
It comes after the Duke’s brother Lord Edward Spencer-Churchill, said he had no plans to guard the fully-working commode created by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan.
If this was not planned by the organisers themselves, this is a fantastic media coverage for free.
This will increase the already plummeted career of the Italian artist @MaurizioCattelan , plus this event makes free PR for the show and, somehow, pleases the organisers: @eugeniorerebaudengo and the brothers@framhology and @mickfrahm
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