Some may find Vladimir Putin and his policies hard to swallow, but that’s not a problem with a life-sized chocolate statue of the Russian president.
Artist Nikita Gusev created the 154-pound statue as part of the Festival of Chocolate fair in St. Petersburg. It shows Putin alongside his dog Connie.
The artist says chocolate is the perfect material to sculpt with: “On one hand the chocolate is soft and malleable, on the other side it can be very hard” — qualities which he says it shares with Putin.
Gusev’s statue has a strict “no touching, licking or biting” policy, Business Insider reports, and …read more
Source: European Voice