David Černý may not be a household name, but his unsubtle and at times highly controversial creations undeniably draw the attention of the onlooker’s eye. Love him or hate him, the Czech artist’s work certainly cannot be accused of being dull or unwitty. Many of his intriguing (and in some cases jaw-dropping) sculptures lay nestled within the historic nooks and crannies of Prague’s cobble-stoned streets, and make for a captivating if not slightly perplexing observation. To help you find them, we’ve put together this handy David Černý sightseeing guide.
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It’s now ten years since Yugoslavia formally ceased to exist. Its demise was rapid, accelerated by the intensification of ethnic tensions between Croats and Serbs, Bosniaks and Slovenes. And yet it was the similarities in their culture and ethnicity – as well as their shared experience of foreign oppression – that had brought them together and created the Yugoslav ideal in the first place. In this Very Brief History, Terra Nova looks at what led to its inception and what caused its downfall.
In July, Croatia became the 28th member state of the European Union, following in the footsteps of its northerly Balkan neighbour and former confederate Slovenia. The remaining post-Yugoslav states are set to join over the coming years. But just two decades on from leaving one union, are Croatia and co. ready to join another?