David Černý is considered one of the most provocative contemporary artists in the Czech Republic. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, his sculpture QUO VADIS (from 7 November 2019) will be shown at Walter-Benjamin-Platz near Kurfürstendamm.
The sculpture QUO VADIS David Černý, a running Trabi, stands as a symbol for the refugees from the former GDR. It is usually located in the German Embassy in Prague, where Hans-Dietrich Genscher gave the speech on the turn of German history in the autumn of 1989. The Trabi managed to bring the refugees of the former GDR across the borders into freedom. Many had to leave their own Trabant behind on the run without knowing where the journey was going: “Quo Vadis”….
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Image caption: David Černý, QUO VADIS, Courtesy of David Černý