Rome [Italy]: On Friday, Italian Climate activists threw pea soup over Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘The Sower’ portray at the Kroeller-Mueller museum in the Netherlands.
According to the New York Post, four girls who belonged to the environmental institution Ultima Generazione (Last Generation) directed the stunt and shouted slogans about global warming and fossil fuels. “These issues should be on the front pages of the news channels and political agendas each minute, but are as an alternative best addressed with ‘scandalous’ actions just like the one this morning,” the institution said in a statement, the New York Post stated.
Previously, in London, environmental protestors from the institution Just Stop Oil threw tomato soup on Van Gogh’s ‘The Sunflowers’ painting at London’s National Gallery.
Post the incident at the Kroeller-Mueller museum, the Italian Culture minister said, “Culture, which is a key part of our identification, must be defended and protected and not used as a megaphone for different kinds of protest,” as per New York Post.
Representatives from approximately 200 nations are predicted to satisfy Egypt’s COP27 weather alternate convention as the strain for harder action to address international warming grows.
Recently, Members of the organization Just Stop Oil targeted and threw soup, and other drinks at the famous Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer’s portray ‘Girl with a pearl earring’; two of them had been despatched to prison by the court for two months.
Videos from those protests are presently surfacing on social media; even as some people got here in aid of the protestors, some stood towards it.