Staff take down the controversial ‘People’s Justice’ banner by the Indonesian artist collective Taring Padi at the Documenta art show in Kassel. Photo: Uwe Zucchi/dpa
Staff take down the controversial ‘People’s Justice’ banner by the Indonesian artist collective Taring Padi at the Documenta art show in Kassel. Photo: Uwe Zucchi/dpa
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Indonesian artists’ ‘anti-Semitic’ work removed from German show after upsetting Israel

  • The work, titled ‘People’s Justice’, showed a soldier with the face of a pig, wearing a neckerchief with a Star of David and a helmet with the word ‘Mossad’
  • Israel’s embassy said it was ‘appalled’. Art collective Taring Padi said the banner contained ‘symbolism that is widespread in Indonesia’s political context’

Staff take down the controversial ‘People’s Justice’ banner by the Indonesian artist collective Taring Padi at the Documenta art show in Kassel. Photo: Uwe Zucchi/dpa
Staff take down the controversial ‘People’s Justice’ banner by the Indonesian artist collective Taring Padi at the Documenta art show in Kassel. Photo: Uwe Zucchi/dpa
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