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Art and the Climate

Protesters glue themselves to Botticelli's Primavera in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy
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By: Rich Lowry – nationalreview.com – October 25, 2022

Climate activists have found a new target — the greatest masterpieces in the history of Western art.

Heretofore, no one thought that Claude Monet’s Haystacks — a sublime series studying the changes in light and color on haystacks in a field — or Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers — a painting that is instantly recognizable and that forever associated these flowers with the troubled artist — had harmed anyone, let alone had anything to do with the alleged climate emergency.

But that was before activists showed up at museums to splatter these works with tomato soup or mashed potatoes, part of a trend

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Source: Climate Activists Target Art, Show Their Own Fanaticism | National Review