The artist’s “Death and Life” painting got splashed with an oily black liquid at the Leopold Museum in Vienna.
Prominent museum directors declaring that they are “deeply shaken” by climate activists is a resounding failure of leadership.
The real target of Just Stop Oil’s tomato soup action wasn’t Van Gogh’s painting. It was our complacency.
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.”
I Am Greta captures some sobering truths about the nature of contemporary activism.
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.
To properly honor the teenage climate activist, institutions should instead advocate for policy change, prioritize their ecological footprint, and hold large corporations accountable.