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A pair of British climate activists have their hands stuck to the A tire Painting by Vincent van Gogh Thursday at a London gallery to protest the government’s climate policies.
Two – Louise McKechnie and Emily Bruckelbank – are supporters of the activist group “Just Stop Oil”, which engages in publicity stunts to attract public attention. Climate change.
McKinney, 21, and Brocklebank, 24, work on Van Gogh’s 1889 painting “Peach Trees in Blossom,” which hangs in the Courtauld Gallery at Somerset House in London.
In a statement published in Just Stop Oil, McKechnie called on the art world to be more proactive in the fight against climate change.
“The directors of the technology companies should immediately stop the government from all new oil and gas projects,” he said. “Either we’re in opposition or we’re allies.”
The Courtauld Gallery will remain closed until the end of Thursday and is expected to reopen to the public “as usual” on Friday. Fox News has reached out to the show for further comment.
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“This artwork has received the protection and attention of the government. “In Ethiopia, Somalia, India, Pakistan, the US and Australia (to name a few) people affected by climate change are neglected and abandoned,” the group wrote. What’s more important? This painting? The mother of the future?!
This trick came after another climate activist Throw in a slice of cake Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum in Paris at the end of May.
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