Climate protestors glued to Picasso said more to come

Part of the group’s ‘Spring Rebellion’, Extinction Rebellion’s latest climate protest at the National Gallery of Victoria strikes closer to home following similar incidents in Europe.

Earlier this year in July, ArtsHub reported on climate activists from the group Ultima Generazione (Last Generation), who glued their hands onto famous artworks across institutions in Europe as a call to action on the climate emergency.

Now they’ve struck closer to home. On Sunday, two activists from Extinction Rebellion targeted Pablo Picasso’s Massacre in Korea (1951), currently showing at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) as part of blockbuster exhibition The Picasso Century.

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