Saturday, July 22, 2017

Danish visual artist Jens Galschiøt exhibits the dark and bright of religions

THE NEW EUROPE
By Dan Alexe
BRUSSELS---In spite of a ban and other obstacles artist Jens Galschiøt has finally managed to get his controversial exhibition through in the European Parliament. The 8 sculptures he placed there on 10 July show the darkest and brightest quotes from the Quran, the Bible, and the Torah. Galschiøt is no stranger to controversy. Now, hundreds of the darkest and brightest quotes from the Quran, the Bible, and the Torah can be seen on 8 of Galschiot’s sculptures ‘The Pillars of Scriptures’, which is exhibited centrally inside the EU Parliament’s. The sculptures are 2 meters tall and weigh circa 2 tons.  [More]
Danish artist Jens Galschiot poses with his art work called ‘The Refugee ship’ at the ‘Documenta 14’ exhibition in Kassel, Germany, 09 June 2017.