Man Slashes Thomas Gainsborough Painting at London’s National Gallery

March 20th, 2017

London’s National Gallery was evacuated this past week, after the a man attacked a Thomas Gainsborough painting with a screwdriver.  “The damage is limited to two long scratches which have penetrated the paint layers but not the supporting canvas,” a spokeswoman for the gallery said. “The painting was removed from display and examined by the gallery’s conservators, who are now assessing next steps.”Read more at The Guardian