Environmental activists have sprayed black liquid on a masterpiece by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt “Death and Life” exhibited at the Leopold Museum in Vienna.
“The restorers are working to find out if the work protected by glass has been damaged,” museum spokesman Klaus Pokorny told AFP, while the “Letzte Generation” group claimed responsibility for the action. on Twitter.
“The beauty of life on the one hand, the expectation of death on the other. This is how Gustav Klimt painted ‘Death and Life’ over 100 years ago. Today we are sliding into a catastrophe of unimaginable proportions because we refuse to acknowledge the threat deadly,” activists said. One of them stuck to the painting. The group said the paint used is non-toxic and easily removable. The painting and the frame would not have been damaged.