Protestors from Extinction Rebellion Cover Themselves in Oil at National Portrait Gallery in London

October 21st, 2019

Environmental protestors from Extinction Rebellion coated themselves with fake oil at the National Portrait Gallery this week, in protest against the museum’s sponsorship by BP. “Who will there be left to see, who will there be left to paint, if we have no earth and no people?” a protestor said during the action. “We cannot be artists on a dead planet. Oil means the end, but art means the beginning.”

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