The Emperor's New Clothes

The Emperors New Clothes was made by Keld Moseholm. On a small platform you see the emperor with his crown and sceptre. The tailor holds the mirror for him, and next to them is a representative from the court with folded hands.

This sculpture was inspired by the fairy tale of the same name, where the emperor is betrayed by two men pretending to be tailors, who can make the finest clothes.The clothes are magic and cannot be seen by people who are not doing their job properly.

The emperor is disconsolate because he cannot see the lovely clothes and will of course not admit it until one day when a young boy mocks the emperor for walking naked through the streets.

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