Why Are Climate Activists Gluing Themselves To Art In Italy?

Climate change activists glued themselves to a Futurist sculpture this week, a month after members of the same group stuck their hands to an artwork in Florence’s Uffizi gallery.

The protestors say they want to draw attention to the looming environmental crisis, but why have they chosen to stage demonstrations in Italy’s museums and galleries?

Climate protesters glue themselves to modern sculpture

On July 30th, activists from the Ultima Generazione group glued themselves to the plinth of a sculpture in Milan’s Museo del Novecento.

The artwork in question was Unique Forms of Continuity in Space (1913) by prominent Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni.

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