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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.
Doug Fishbone designed the model of the former Iraqi Dictator Saddam Hussein:
An artist has defended his work that is featured as part of a controversial crazy golf course with figures of Adolf Hitler and Saddam Hussein.
Doug Fishbone designed the model of the former Iraqi Dictator:
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.
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.