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‘This is War!’ Italy museum burns art to protest deadly cuts

Posted By yihan On April 19, 2012 @ 9:36 am In World News | Comments Disabled

RussiaToday [1]
Thursday, April 19, 2012

Art is the latest victim of the EU’s debt crisis. A director of an Italian museum is burning works from around the world in protest at the government’s harsh austerity measures. With the permission of the artists, he’s promised to destroy three pieces a week until the government listens to what he has to say. Patrick Young, Executive Director of investment firm DV Advisors says although Italy’s art protest should be treated as a joke, the problems it highlights are very serious.

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