Shooting at statues

Predictably, global public opinion was outraged by this event, which was almost universally seen as an act of intolerant vandalism. But aside from the practical impossibility of preventing it, lay the question of its status as living history. Iconoclasm never gets a good press, but it does have a long ...

This is premium content

Only logged in subscribers have access to it.

Login or Subscribe to view this story

Existing subscriber? LOGIN or

Subscribe for unlimited access to:

  • Up to the minute architecture news from around the UK
  • Reviews of the latest buildings from all corners of the world
  • Our monthly digital edition including stunning photos, building and technical studies
  • Full access to all our online archives
  • PLUS you will receive a print copy of WA100 when it is published in January

Alternatively REGISTER for free access on selected stories and sign up for email alerts