Monument Monday: Proudy

1 Jan

prague 1061Controversial Czech sculptor, David Černý’s bizarre presence can be felt all over Prague, but one piece is my favorite.  It is called simply ‘Proudy’ in Czech, or ‘currents’ in English, and features two men peeing in a fountain just outside of the Kafka Museum.

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If your geography is as good as every other Americans I know, you will not notice that they are peeing into a pool that is the shape of Czech Republic.  You will also not notice that they are ‘writing’ famous literary quotes of dissent but now you know!

Pro-Tip:  You too can be a part of such art by texting +420 724 370 770 and they will ‘write’ what you text.

2 Responses to “Monument Monday: Proudy”

  1. A Simple Guy January 1, 2013 at 12:22 am #

    Happy New Year!! Very interesting sculpture. =)

  2. The Mind of RD Revilo January 1, 2013 at 12:54 am #

    Reblogged this on RD Revilo.

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