a girl in a museum in Paris was not allowed to hold actions with paintings by Van Gogh and Gauguin

Just Stop Oil

Just Stop Oil activists (file photo)

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Employees of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris prevented the activist from sticking her face to a painting by Vincent van Gogh and pouring soup over a painting by Paul Gauguin. The girl was stopped by security.

The incident took place on Thursday, October 27th. In one of the halls of the museum, the activist took off her sweater, under which she wore a T-shirt with the inscription “Just Stop Oil”. (“Just do away with the oil”). This movement opposes the development of new oil and gas fields. About it writes October 30 Le Parisien with reference to their information.

As noted, after the failed rally, the girl was not detained by the police. However, the museum filed a complaint for attempted deliberate damage. It will be considered by the Parisian prosecutor’s office.

In recent days, several environmental activists have held actions in museums in Europe. So, on October 14, two girls poured tomato soup on Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” apartment in London. The canvas itself was not damaged: it is protected by glass. However, the frame was damaged.

The activists represented the Just Stop Oil movement. Them charged in causing damage.

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