Canberra. Environmental activists got their hands on transparent protection without damaging the famous Campbell’s soup cans, one of American artist Andy Warhol’s famous works, said the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.
protest, carried out by a group called stop fossil fuel subsidies australia (Stop fossil fuel subsidies in Australia), comes after a series of similar actions with famous works of art around the world.
The workers also painted on the protective layers of the various canvases that made up the work. These glasses were quickly removed for cleaning.
Attacked play is one of the variations of play Campbell’s Soup Warhol first created it between 1961 and 1962 and has become one of the most recognizable symbols of the movement pop Art American.
Activists confirmed that they chose this work to point out the “danger of capitalism”.
“Andy Warhol portrayed mass consumerism in these iconic chains. Now we have unbridled capitalism,” he said in a statement.
Other environmental activists recently stuck their hands in the frames of two emblematic Goya paintings in Madrid or sipped soup in Van Gogh’s Sunflowers in London, as well as works by Claude Monet in Germany in another work Puree Without Harm. threw it.