Artist Douglas Stanley has pulled his piece from a German art exhibit where he recreated the 9/11 attacks with images from the classic video game Space Invaders. Stanley was facing the possibility of legal action from the game's maker and claims that he received death threats because of the work. Stanley, who lives in France, called the American response immature compared to "other parts of the world." He said that he was a saddened that Americans "as a people remain so profoundly unable to process this event." The installation had been widely condemned by everyone from victims' families to video gamers.
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