A tinplate portrait of Baroness Thatcher has divided politicians after it was unveiled at the home of the Welsh assembly in Cardiff.
The work by artist Dylan Hammond will sit alongside one of Labour figure Aneurin Bevan for three months.
Mr Hammond said both politicians had had influence on Welsh life and it was “up to people how they respond”.
But one Plaid Cymru assembly member called the Thatcher portrait’s location “an insult” to the people of Wales.
Each portrait, measuring 4.3m x 3m (14ft x 9ft 10in), hangs against the Â£67m Senedd building’s glass facade so that it can be seen inside and outside.
Mr Hammond, who is based in Cardiff, said he put the founder of the NHS and the former Conservative prime minister together because “in a way, they represent a kind of polarity in a spectrum of political approach”. add your comments in the art forum
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