Bronze statue of Melania Trump unveiled in Slovenia


SEVNICA, Slovenia (Reuters) – A life-size tough bronze sculpture of U.S. first girl Melania Trump was unveiled near her hometown of Sevnica in southeastern Slovenia on Tuesday to exchange a picket determine which was set on fireplace in July.

The picket sculpture of Trump was torched on the evening of July 4, as Americans celebrated U.S. Independence Day.

Standing on a 2.eight metre-high picket pillar, the brand new bronze statue has tough options and a face unrecognisable as the primary girl.

Next to it’s a plaque studying “This statue is dedicated to the eternal memory of a monument to Melania which stood in this location”.

The authentic picket statue commissioned by Berlin-based American artist Brad Downey was carved with a chainsaw by native people artist Ales Zupevc.

The picket determine was painted with a pale blue wraparound coat resembling the one Trump wore on the swearing in of her husband U.S. President Donald Trump. The new bronze statue has no colors.

In January, a big picket statue resembling Donald Trump and designed by a neighborhood artist in 2019, was burnt in Slovenia’s metropolis of Moravce, east of the capital Ljubljana.

(Reporting by Borut Zivulovic; Writing by Ivana Sekularac; Editing by Alexandra Hudson)