Venezuelan Culture is Dead

COLAS PARA VISITAR EL FÉRETRO DE CHÁVEZ EN EL MUSEO DE LA REVOLUCIÓNIn recognition of his daring, boundary-pushing performance art installation consisting of laying perfectly still inside a rectangular marble box for 19 months, the Venezuelan government has awarded the 2014 National Culture Prize to…Hugo Chávez.

If you need a good weep, check out the video of the official announcement.