Drawing Blood: A Monumental Conundrum

Bucharest’s Memorial of Rebirth and the enduring tension between vandalism and art.

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Memorialul Renaşterii, March 2017 © Neal Gruer

Memorialul Renaşterii

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Memorialul Renaşterii, October 2020 © Neal Gruer

Blood from a Stone

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Monument to the Soviet Army (Паметник на Съветската армия), Sophia, Bulgaria, 2011
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Memorialul Renaşterii, October 2020 © Neal Gruer
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2018 © Pro TV

Vandalism Wasn’t Built in a Day

Blurred Lines

Validated Vandalism

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By Banksy, London 2008

Monumental Questions

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Scottish-Ghanaian writer, photographer and former lawyer; currently based in Bucharest, Romania.

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