Environmentalists in Vienna deface Gustav Klimt’s 1915 ‘Death and Life’ painting with ‘black oily liquid’
‘New oil and gas drilling is a death sentence to humanity,’ activists say after vandalizing painting in Vienna
(FOX) Climate activists in Austria defaced a famous painting in a Vienna museum on Tuesday, the latest in a string of such protests targeting priceless works of art in a call to action against fossil fuels.
Members of an activist group called Last Generation posted pictures and video online Tuesday showing a protester pouring “black, oily liquid” on Gustav Klimt’s “Death and Life” painting at the Leopold Museum before security intervened. Another activist can be seen attempting to glue himself to the protective barrier in front of the painting.
“New oil and gas drilling is a death sentence to humanity,” Last Generation tweeted after the stunt….