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A statue designed by contemporary artist David Cerny of St. Wenceslas sitting on the belly of a decidedly dead horse never fails to grab plenty of attention from passers-by.
It is in the Lucerna Complex.
The Lucerna complex - this shopping arcade-, was designed by Vaclav Havel (grandfather of the ex-president), and is still partially owned by the family. In the marbled atrium hangs artist David Cerny's wryly amusing counterpart to the equestrian statue of St Wenceslas in Wenceslas Square. Here St Wenceslas sits astride a horse that is decidly dead. Cerny never comments on the meaning or symbolism of his works, but it is safe to assume that this Wenceslas (Václav in Ctech) is reference to Václáv Klaus, former prime minister and now president of the Czech Republic.