A bronze bust of film legend Greta Garbo finally found a home Sunday on the block where she was born.
In the mid-1990s, a local householders' association commissioned a bronze bust from Swedish artist Jan-Erik Bjoerk. But Stockholm's art council ruled that the bust did not look like the Swedish actress and ordered it taken down.
A new bust was done by German artist Julia Eble, but the art council again rejected the likeness. So the association appealed to the private sector, finally donating the bust to a private real estate company that put it on the facade of its building.
"As this is a private building, the art council has no say," association spokesman Rune Sahlstroem said. Garbo, who fiercely guarded her privacy, died in New York City in 1990 at age 84.