The art: Kester, Throne of Weapons, 2001.
The news: "Guns for goalposts? FIFA mulls Brazilian plans for World Cup disarmament drive: Brazil wants to give free or cut-price 2014 World Cup tickets to people who hand in guns and use destroyed weapons to make goalposts,” by Tom Phillips in The Guardian.
The source: Collection of The British Museum, London. Included in the book "A History of the World in 100 Objects," by British Museum director Neil MacGregor. Jonathan D. Spence also discussed the sculpture in his review of MacGregor’s book in last week’s New York Review of Books.

The art: Kester, Throne of Weapons, 2001.

The news: "Guns for goalposts? FIFA mulls Brazilian plans for World Cup disarmament drive: Brazil wants to give free or cut-price 2014 World Cup tickets to people who hand in guns and use destroyed weapons to make goalposts,” by Tom Phillips in The Guardian.

The source: Collection of The British Museum, London. Included in the book "A History of the World in 100 Objects," by British Museum director Neil MacGregor. Jonathan D. Spence also discussed the sculpture in his review of MacGregor’s book in last week’s New York Review of Books.

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