Is this enormous pile of carrots 2020's most controversial artwork?

(Image credit: PA)

London is abuzz with bizarre reports of a massive pile of carrots dumped on the street outside Goldsmiths University of London, Lewisham. And when we say massive, we mean around 30 tons – more of a mountain than a pile. We bet you'll see those in the dark. 

The peculiar act was performed as part of a student's Master of Fine Arts degree show, with the carrots making up an art installation called 'Grounding'. Meant to highlight food wastage in the UK, it's ended up causing a fair amount of controversy, and even a protest Instagram account – we certainly haven't seen a piece attract this sort of attention so far this year, even amidst the strangeness of 2020. 

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.