Jake and Dinos Chapman May Have Violated Russian Laws With Current Exhibition at The Hermitage

December 11th, 2012

“The End of Fun”, an exhibition by Jake and Dinos Chapman at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, contains both Nazi and religious imagery, which may have violated Russia’s laws regarding extremism. (Earlier this year the members of the punk band Pussy Riot were jailed for such an offense). The Hermitage staff explained the conceptual ideas behind the work in the [aptly titled] exhibition to prosecutors, but no details yet on whether or not they will pursue the case.
Read the article via The Independent