Title: A Retroactive Monument for a Chimerical City
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Date: 1999
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Artwork Description: A Retroactive Monument for a Chimerical City is a ready-made statue of a Grecian-robed woman, painted in gold, and placed on on a red carpet and surrounded with red-velvet-covered benches. The scene created was intended as a satirical comment on the pervasive public recollection of Beirut?s ?golden age? in the 1960s. The rented sculpture was vandalised by a man who jusdged it very provocative facing the mosque as the bachante was showing a women's body. It was taken down into pieces.

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