Climate Activists Throw Tomato Soup On Van Gogh’s Sunflowers Masterpiece
— Damien Gayle (@damiengayle) October 14, 2022
From The BBC:
Climate activists have thrown tins of what appears to be tomato soup over a Van Gogh painting of sunflowers at the National Gallery in London.
Footage showed two people in Just Stop Oil T-shirts opening tins and throwing the contents on the masterpiece before gluing their hands to the wall.
The Metropolitan Police said two people had been arrested.
The gallery said the painting was covered by glass and therefore not damaged.
This seems to be their go-to strategy lately…
Watch the moment climate activists glue their hands to a prized Picasso painting in Melbourne. Three people have been arrested over the demonstration and the painting, once auctioned for $282 million, was 'unharmed'.
Read more here: https://t.co/lNVYWV2HYh pic.twitter.com/offOmFtiJl
— SBS News (@SBSNews) October 10, 2022
Italian climate activists glued their hands to the protective glass over Botticelli's 'Primavera' painting on display before being ripped from the display and dragged away. https://t.co/Jo8589J8mB pic.twitter.com/azQqxHqDwW
— ABC News (@ABC) July 23, 2022
Great job guys! You have our attention.
Maybe soon you’ll be as popular as ISIS…