Thursday, April 19, 2012
Museum director burns artworks to protest lack of funding
A museum in Italy has started burning its artworks in protest at budget cuts which it says have left cultural institutions out of pocket. Antonio Manfredi, director of the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum on Naples, set fire to the first painting on Tuesday and plans to burn three paintings a week from now on. Read more...
Image: Museum director Antonio Manfredi with a burning painting from the collection of the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum in Naples
Posted by Starkwhite at 6:41 AM