The Haifa Museum of Art is attracting international attention for showing McJesus, a sculpture of a crucified Ronald McDonald by the Finnish artist Jani Leinonen.
Someone firebombed the museum at the weekend and local Christians have staged peaceful protests.
The Israeli culture minister has threatened to kill the museum’s state subsidy.
And the artist himself has asked for the object to be taken down as he supports the BDS boycott Israel group.
If you can’t please all the people all of the time, you might as well annoy them.
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Jani Leinonen, McJesus (2015). Photo by Vilhelm Sjöström, courtesy of the artist and Zetterberg Gallery.