Climate Protestors Throw Soup at Monet Painting at French Museum

Climate Protestors Throw Soup at Monet Painting at French Museum

Two climate protestors threw soup at a Claude Monet painting at the Musee de Beaux-Arts in Lyon, France, on Saturday afternoon. The target of the environmental activists was Monet’s 1872 work Le Printemps (Spring). While the painting was protected by glass, the museum told Le Monde that it would “still undergo a close inspection and restoration.” The Musee de Beaux-Arts also told Le Monde that it would file a complaint for vandalism, and that the two activists had been arrested. …