Climate activists have vandalized Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans at the National Gallery of Australia.
They used blue markers, but the painting was not damaged thanks to protective glass.
The Stop Fossil Fuel Subsidies group wants the government to end support for the oil, coal and gas industries. They targeted Warhol’s artwork because it depicts consumerism gone mad.
According to one of the activists, families are having to choose between medicine and food for their children while fossil fuel companies return record profits.
Similar protests have been going on for about a month in various countries, including Germany, Italy, and the UK. Every time protesters urged governments to stop funding or supplying oil and gas.