Security guard throws out 12-metre long art work

A security official at Radboud University in Nijmegen has thrown away a 12-metre long drawing which had been hung on the wall of a lecture theatre complex because he did not recognise it as art, news website reports on Wednesday.

The official threw the drawing, part of a project by an Arnhem artist named Peter Otto, into a paper shredder, the website said. The university has not commented on the claim, other than to admit a work of art ‘has gone’.
According to, Otto is known in the Netherlands and abroad for his drawings which invite others to add to them. This project, named Fonzie, was due to hang in the university for six weeks prior to a guest lecture.

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