(Left) A file photo taken on July 5, 2019 of what conceptual artist Ales  Zupevc claims is the first ever monument of Melania Trump, set in the fields near the US first lady’s hometown of  Sevnica, Slovenia and  (right) a photo taken on July 7th,  showing the charred remains of a tree trunk that once acted as a plinth for the wooden statue. Photos by Jure Makovec/AFP via Getty Images.

A wooden sculpture of US first lady Melania Trump was torched near her hometown of Sevnica in Slovenia, the artist who commissioned the piece has said(...)