The creator of the controversial inflatable Christmas tree in a Paris square has decided to remove it, after drawing outrage from the citizens who even attempted to deflate the installation.
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“Instead of a profound reflection about objects as a mode of expression with multiple meanings, we have witnessed violent reactions,” American artist Paul McCarthy told journalists.
The organizers of the upcoming International Contemporary Art Fair Paris, where “The Tree” installation was due to appear, said “the artist was worried about potential trouble if the work was re-erected.”
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