In order to showcase Britain's arts and heritage during the Olympic Games, the U.K. government has bestowed $150 million on the Cultural Olympiad and its accompanying London 2012 Festival, which runs from June 21 to September 9. The results of that investment include a towering Lady Godiva puppet and a taxidermy-style crocheted lion. Is Britain's Olympic art any good? You be the judge
Mayor Boris Johnson has described the Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond structure as the “largest and most preposterous ever representation ever of a shisha pipe.” ..okay, was he criticizing, or was he praising it?