Communist art auction for Hungary sludge victims





Nearly two months on from the toxic sludge spillage, Hungary is to use its communist heritage to benefit the victims of the disaster.

Dozens of images of Lenin jostle for space on the brick wall of a gallery in the Hungarian capital, Budapest. An imposing life-size bust of a historic communist leader looks on from its spot in the corner....

The paintings, photographs and sculptures, a legacy of Hungary's communist era, are to be auctioned by the government to raise funds for those affected by October's toxic sludge spillage....


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