Controversial crazy golf course

A controversial crazy golf course featuring Adolf Hitler and Saddam Hussein has come to Bristol.

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Controversial Hitler art installation splits opinion.

Now, art has a long tradition of courting controversy. Remember Damien Hurst's 'Calf in Formaldehyde?' Well there's a new installation in Bristol that's certainly turning a few heads.

The Arnolfini centre on the harbourside is displaying a mini-golf art installation which features Hitler and Saddam Hussein. We sent Katie Rowlett along to gauge reaction.

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Jewish community condemn dictator art exhibition

The Board of Deputies of British Jews believes the art installation is misconceived and in bad taste.

They say they cannot endorse the Crazy Golf Course exhibition for the fundamental reason that they regard it as a complete trivialisation of the Holocaust.

The Hitler figure trivialises a tragic period in the history of the Jewish people and of Europe.

Art should inspire, provoke and challenge, but this piece does none of these things and instead simply turns Hitler into a benign playground figure.

This gradual eroding of the true persona of the Nazi leader will only help the revisionists and deniers in the future."

– Jon Benjamin, Former Chief Executive, The Board of Deputies of British Jews

Controversial crazy golf course comes to Bristol

The crazy golf course features works by artists Doug Fishbone. Credit: ITV News West Country

A controversial crazy golf course featuring Adolf Hitler and Saddam Hussein has come to Bristol.

The six 'thought provoking' holes have been designed by contemporary British artists including Doug Fishbone.

It is on at the Arnolfini until the end of August.

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