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One of 1250 garden gnomes with their right arms raised in a Hitler salute is seen as part of the art installation 'Dance with the Devil' in the main square of Straubing on October 15, 2009 in Straubing, Germany. German artist Ottmar Hoerl installed 1250 plastic garden gnomes giving a Nazi salute. The artwork has been highly controversial as Nazi salutes and symbols have been illegal in Germany since the end of the Second World War. The exhibition opens today. By Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images.

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