Two environmental activists douse Claude Monet’s “Le Printemps” soup | EUROtoday
Dthem weeks later The Mona Lisa, doused with soup on the Louvre Museum on January 28, environmental activists are throwing it again. This Saturday, February 10, is THE Spring by Claude Monet who was lined in soup by two members of the Riposte Alimentaire collective, on the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Lyon.
” This Spring will be the only one left if we don't react. What will our future artists paint? What will we dream of if there is no more spring? » chanted the two activists, as reported by the collective on the social network X (formerly Twitter). And continues: “Art is the most beautiful tribute to life. We like it. But our future artists will have nothing left to paint on a burned planet. They will no longer dream, in a world of multiple conflicts. »
Thus, Food Response calls for “the integration of food into the general Social Security system” – a demand inspired by the Social Security of Food collective – and calls for “financially supporting civil resistance”.
READ ALSO Vandalized work: in Paris, museum guards below strainThe occasion instantly provoked a response from the mayor of Lyon, Grégory Doucet, who mentioned he “regretted this action”, though “in the face of the climate emergency, anxiety is legitimate”. “We respond to it with resolute action,” insists the councilor on X.