Van Gogh wasn’t harmed by the soup thrown by climate activists – English

(ANSA) – ROME, Nov. 4 – The Van Gogh painting on display in Rome was behind glass so it wasn’t damaged by soup thrown by climate change activists on Friday, the exhibition’s organizers said. official told ANSA.

“We expected it. There was no (actually) damage, but it’s a useless gesture,” said Iole Siena, president and managing director of Artemisia.

Four climate change activists threw vegetable soup at Van Gogh’s The Sower at Rome’s Bonaparte Palace Museum before sticking to the wall to speak out against the use of carbon fuels and the effects brought about by climate change. shouted slogans about the existential threat of

The Sower is on loan from the Kröller-Müller Museum in the Dutch town of Otterlo to display Van Gogh’s work in the former Napoleonic residence in the Italian capital. (ANSA).

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