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Pickles on a pedestal at gherkin exhibition

12 August 2010 Last updated at 05:01 BST

A curious exhibition involving pickles has opened at a museum in Salzburg.

The exhibit, by the Austrian sculptor Erwin Wurm, who has inspired the rock band the Red Hot Chili Peppers, consists of a number of 'self portraits" - 36 pickled gherkins and cucumbers made of acrylic.

Bethany Bell reports from Salzburg.