Protesters Arrested for Throwing Soup on Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ Painting in Gallery

Updated Oct. 14, 2022 3:37 pm ET

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Police arrested two climate protesters who threw tomato soup on a famous Vincent Van Gogh painting at London’s National Gallery Friday.

The incident didn’t harm the painting, which was protected by a layer of glass glazing, but did cause minor damage to its frame, the museum said. “Sunflowers” was back on display by Friday afternoon local time, according to the museum. 

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