Örebro OpenART 2015 #2
Artist: David Cerny
Born 1967 in Prague, Czech Republic
Lives and works in Prague, Czech Republic
Artwork: Meat (Two melted red cars hanging on pegs)
He gained notoriety in 1991 by painting a Soviet tank pink, to serve as a war memorial in central Prague. As the Monument to Soviet tank crews was still a national cultural monument at that time, his act of civil disobedience was considered ”hooliganism” and he was briefly arrested.