The next time you are in Manchester…

Liverpool, 9March2015, Photo: Anthony Moretti

…be sure to get a selfie with Engels.

What?

The New York Times can explain.

After 147 years, Friedrich Engels is back in town. Statues of Engels, Karl Marx’s collaborator, may have been ripped down all over the former communist world, but he has returned here, to the city that made him famous.

His resurrection in Manchester, where he conducted research on the working class in the 1840s, is thanks to Phil Collins — the acclaimed artist who has made Engels the centerpiece of his most recent project, “Ceremony.”

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