Two Italian climate activists glued themselves to Boticelli’s Primavera in Florence, Italy, on Friday, July 22.
Protesters in Florence glued their hands to the protective glass casing of Botticelli’s Primaveria at the Uffizi Gallery, video footage from Friday (July 22) showed.
The two climate activists, a man and a woman, from Ultima Generazione (Last Generation) had assistance from a third woman who helped lay out a banner reading “Ultima Generazione No Gas No Carbone” at their feet.
The video shows a man trying to drag the female protesters away as people looked on at the spectacle.
According to the Italian news agency ANSA, Carabinieri police escorted all three protesters off the premises and no damage was done to the art work. ULTIMA GENERAZIONE Via REUTERS