artnet News | Hili Perlson:
The anti-war installation Monument by artist Manaf Halbouni, which was unveiled in front of the Frauenkirche in Dresden on February 7, continues to be abused as a site of right-wing protest.
Early Monday morning, members of the far-right Identitarian Movement—which is closely monitored by the German intelligence service—mounted a banner with slogans and a flag around the artwork’s three upturned buses, the German press agency DPA reports. The group then posted images of the installation to their Facebook page… Read more
Image: Manaf Halbouni, Monument in Dresden. The Syrian-German artist hopes the sculpture will help bridge the gap between Dresden and Aleppo. Courtesy of Robert Michael/AFP/Getty Images