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Chair Made Out of Weapons Is Probably Going to Waste in a Warehouse in New Jersey

This chair really could have tied Philadelphia attorney Adam Solow's living room together, but unfortunately for him U.S. Customs officials have confiscated it because it's made out of weapons.

The chair—a throne, in fact—is actually a work created by Mozambican artist Gonçalo Mabunda, who repurposes decommissioned instruments of war into sculptures. Solow, a collector, contends that the confiscation was unwarranted as several of Mabunda's pieces have gotten into the States, and furthermore, that they are clearly works of art that aren't actually ever going to be used for violence.
· US Customs Officials Confiscate Sculpture Made of Weapons [Hyperallergic]