Activists said fountains are symbolic “of the refreshment offered by the water and, on the other, of the danger it can represent.”
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Klimt Gets Splashed With “Oil” in Latest Climate Protest
The artist’s “Death and Life” painting got splashed with an oily black liquid at the Leopold Museum in Vienna.
Museum Directors, Do You Need a Hug?
Prominent museum directors declaring that they are “deeply shaken” by climate activists is a resounding failure of leadership.
The Van Gogh Is Fine; You Won’t Be
The real target of Just Stop Oil’s tomato soup action wasn’t Van Gogh’s painting. It was our complacency.
Climate Protesters Glue Themselves to Vatican Masterpiece
Two activists from the group Ultima Generazione glued their hands to the base of the ancient Roman statue “Laocoön and His Sons,” dubbed as a “prototypical icon of human agony.”
A Documentary Portrait of Environmentalist Greta Thunberg
I Am Greta captures some sobering truths about the nature of contemporary activism.
Extinction Rebellion Sends a Sinking Home Along the River Thames, Warning of Climate Disaster
The work was intended as a public appeal to politicians to make a more stringent and immediate response to regulate the effects of human industry and waste on the environment.
Museum Honors Greta Thunberg’s Activism by … Naming a Beetle After Her?
To properly honor the teenage climate activist, institutions should instead advocate for policy change, prioritize their ecological footprint, and hold large corporations accountable.