Prague is a town bursting with statues. Most of them honor Czech heroes of days past, but more recently, local sculptors, led by David Černý changed the tone from reverence to ridicule. Today we will explore my favorite non-obvious examples of Prague's satirical, goofy, unexpected and crass statues and public art. We're on a mission to find artwork dangling from above, hanging upside down, revolving in-motion and leaking.
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We begin our walk at _Piss,_ a thoughtfully titled sculpture by Czech artist and humorist David Černy.
The _Memorial to Franz Kafka_ was sculpted by Jaroslav Róna in 2003.
Look up - the statue is easy to miss!
We walk the back streets to find another Cerny sculpture. This 45-ton monument to Kafka spins irregularly on 42 independent levels, changin…
This is the only indoor statue on our walk today. In the atrium of the Lucerna Arcade sits King Wenceslas on a horse... though you might no…
Hang in there! Czech artist Michal Trpak created a larger collection of corporate lofters called _Slight Uncertainty._
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