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From left to right, former German Finance Minister Hans Eichel,
former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder,
current Chancellor Angela Merkel,
former governor of Bavaria Edmund Stoiber
and current leader of the Free Democrats, Guido Westerwelle.
The controversial panel of the triptych near the town hall of Badman-Ludwigshafen is a donation by the artist, Peter Lenk.
The rest of the relief, called Ludwig's Legacy,
shows German leaders from various epochs. But it's the panel with living politicians that has caused so much controversy.
A new sculpture in a southern German town square has tourists snapping pictures and politicians arguing about the role of public art. The work shows Angela Merkel naked, along with other politicians, and the artist is unapologetic. He calls the work his "group-sex relief."
The controversial sculpture belongs to a tryptich in the center of Bodman-Ludwigshafen, near its town hall. At first glance the whole relief looks like a lively panorama populated with cartoonish Germans. But one detail shows five German politicians -- including Chancellor Angela Merkel and former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder -- naked and laughing and grabbing each other's genitals. A banner over their heads reads, in English, "Global Players."
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