two women arrested stockholmSweden, after throwing ‘some kind of paint’ on the French artist’s work Claude Monet then glued to the frame, reported Swedish National Museum.
spokesman Hannah Tottma He said the artwork “The Artist’s Garden at Giverny” had been stored under glass and “now the museum’s curators are checking for any damage.”
According to a video of the incident, the activists applied red paint to the work before being detained.
Helen WagrenSpokesperson for rights groups restore wetlandssaying the purpose of the action was to put pressure on the Swedish government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The exhibit, called “The Garden,” has been closed but is expected to reopen to visitors on Thursday. “Naturally, we stay away from acts where art or cultural heritage is at risk of being destroyed … regardless of the purpose,” he said. Hedstromacting curator of the museum.
“The Artist’s Garden at Giverny” by him Monet In 1900, it is the most recent artwork in a museum to be targeted by conservationists.
british group stop oil Throw tomato soup at “Sunflower” Vincent- Van Gogh inside National Gallery London in October.
“The situation is urgent. As a nurse, I refuse to look. The pandemic is nothing compared to climate breakdown. It’s a matter of life and death. People don’t just die from heatstroke. New diseases will spread to a degree we can’t even imagine. ” One of the women yelled, identified in a press release as Emma Johanna Fritzdott.
Activists of the group have also attached themselves to the frame of the “Last Supper” copy Da Vinci inside Royal Academy of Arts Londonya “The Hay Wain” de John Constable inside national gallery.
“We need to do everything we can to draw attention to this climate catastrophe and our need to restore the wetlands that store so much carbon,” he said. electoral department.