L.O.V.E.September 6, 2018 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ 25 °C
We joined a Walking Art Tour through the streets of Milan and first stop was Piazza Affari. Here stands a very unexpected statue in this cultured city, a marble statue of a hand with the middle finger extended. The statue has the title of L.O.V.E. which stands for Liberta, Odin, Vendetta, Eternita - Freedom, Hate, Vengeance, Eternity. It was created in 2010 by Maurizio Cattelan as a temporary work of art but the city government decided to keep it there indefinitely due to the fact it draws people to the area.
The fact that it stands in front of the Italian Stock Exchange it is often taken as a F#*$ You to the world of bankers and CEOS.Read more