Andy Warhol Statue Causing Uproar in Belgrade

December 22nd, 2016

The decision to build a statue depicting Andy Warhol is causing fierce debate in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, as politicians rally against the decision to monumentalize the artist’s contributions.  “Even abroad, Andy Warhol and Pop art are not recognized as great art but as a fad, and testifying to this is the fact there are only two monuments to Warhol, while this would make Belgrade only the third city in the world to recognize him in this way,” says Uros Jankovic, the vice president of the Democratic Party of Serbia.

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