“Uncommissioned” nude portrait of Brian Cowen hung in galleries

Don’t worry, we have no images of the art in question. From the Sunday Tribune:

an anonymous prankster who hung a nude portrait of Taoiseach Brian Cowen in the hallowed halls of the National Gallery.

The still unidentified renegade artist had painted Cowen as he was sitting on the loo with a roll of toilet paper in his hand. The painter’s attempts at lifting the country’s spirits certain­ly worked as dozens of visitors to the gallery last week were left chuckling at the unorthodox artwork.

It was not vandalism, a source is quoted as saying it was rather “just adding another one to the collection.”  The description card put up along side the art is classic. Read the article.