Warsaw's controversial Rainbow artwork moves to new location

'Rainbow', the controversial work by Polish artist Julita Wójcik, has been dismantled and removed from Warsaw's Plac Zbawiciela.

Warsaw's controversial rainbow.

Warsaw's controversial rainbow. Image by Lukas Plewnia / CC BY-SA 2.0

Installed in 2012, the piece was interpreted by many as a symbol of tolerance to the LGBT community, but its position opposite the Church of the Holiest Saviour angered many conservative opponents, and the rainbow was set alight several times. The piece will be moved to a new location in the coming months with the city's Centre for Contemporary Art a likely contender. Read more: thenews.pl

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