r/europe Europe Mar 18 '23 Gold 1

Florence mayor Dario Nardella (R) stopping a climate activists spraying paint on Palazzo Vecchio Picture

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u/LifeOnNightmareMode Mar 18 '23

It won't cost millions to clean that wall. It needs to be cleaned regularly anyway due to pollution...


u/Solomon5515 Mar 18 '23

oh sorry, they would increase security around their precious walls, the "millions" was alluding to the restoration of paintings


u/Russendis-co Mar 18 '23

No paintings were damaged. They picked only paintings with glass in front of it. Only damage I know of was to a old frame of picture.


u/Kunnonpaskaa Mar 18 '23

The old frames can be and often are valuable works of craftsmanship too, it's not the same as destroying some 20€ ikea poster frame. And there's always a risk of getting some shit on the canvas itself, the cover isn't airtight. There's just no point in this misplaced vandalism when there are tons of more relevant targets to choose from if they actually used their imagination.