LIFE AFTER THE WHITEHOUSE ?
A crazy golf course has sparked controversy by
featuring a model Adolf Hitler which gives a Nazi salute whenever a player hits
a shot on target.
Visitors to the Grundy art gallery in
Blackpool have been left stunned at the brown-shirted statue which raises its
right arm and shrieks 'No, No, No,' every time a ball passes
The Hitler obstacle, which was created by
visual artists Jake and Dinos Chapman,
is part of a playable nine-hole crazy golf
installation with each hole designed by a different artist.
Bogeyman: The Saluting Adolf Hitler crazy golf obstacle is
shown to members of the public before being installed at Blackpool's Grundy art
It was unveiled to the public on Saturday and
a spokesman for the Gallery said it has received a great reception
He said: 'Everyone who has seen it has thought
it was great fun and has enjoyed playing on it.
'When we were thinking about installing it we
contacted the local ex-servicemen's committee because we were concerned about
causing any offence.
'They said they were happy if we went ahead
with it and we haven't received any complaints.'
Teed off: A young crazy golfer gives the Hitler statue a
piece of his mind
The installation aims to show off various
parts of Britain's political history and culture. One hole features a builder's
bum while another depicts a library.
Among the other obstacles is a statue of
Saddam Hussein which topples over when a ball drops into the hole.
One visitor, six-year-old Kai Nouteboom, was
given a fright when the Hitler statue yelled at him.
He told the Sun newspaper: 'It frightened me.
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