SYDNEY — Two climate activists glued their hands to the perspex covering of Picasso’s antiwar painting “Massacre in Korea” in a Melbourne art gallery on Sunday, according to police, protesters, and the gallery.
The painting emerged unscathed.
The black-clad activists were shown with their hands pressed against the Picasso in a room of the National Gallery of Victoria in images shared on social media by the Extinction Rebellion movement.
A man wearing a T-shirt with the Extinction Rebellion symbol — an hourglass in a circle — stood alongside them. On the ground at their feet lay a black banner reading “Climate Chaos = War + Famine.”
“It is believed three protesters e…
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