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Gustav Klimt's painting Life and Death is shown unharmed beneath a glass cover after activists from Last Generation Austria splashed oil on it in Vienna's Leopold museum on November 15. Members of the group tweeted that they chose the 1915 picture to protest their government's use of fossil fuels. (The Associated Press/Letzte Generation Oesterreich)

Gustav Klimt painting targeted by climate activists in Vienna

Letzte Generation (Last Generation) attack "Death and Life" (1915) by Gustav Klimt to protest Austria's use of fossil fuels. On Tuesday, climate activists in Austria sprayed a famous painting by artist Gustav Klimt with a dark, greasy liquid before gluing themselves to glass covering the picture's frame. Last Generation Austria members tweeted that they had targeted…

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Kingston Creative, Kingston, Jamaica. Courtesy of Kingston Creative.

New co-commissioning initiative on climate change presented by Alserkal Advisory

October 17, 2022–December 31, 2023 A Feral Commons, a new co-commissioning arts project bringing together cultural districts from the Global Cultural Districts Network (GCDN) across four continents and each presenting a public art installation in response to the theme of climate change, has been announced by Dubai-based Alserkal Advisory. The first cycle of the co-commission series…

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