Black Section Separator
Attack on Mona Lisa:
Protesters throw soup at da Vinci painting
have thrown soup at the glass-protected Mona Lisa painting in France, calling for the right to
"healthy and sustainable food".
16th Century painting
by Leonardo da Vinci is one of the world's most famous artworks, and is held at the Louvre in central Paris.
two female protesters
wearing T-shirts that read "food counterattack"
throwing the liquid.
of the painting, says
What is more important? Art or healthy and sustainable food?
are then seen putting black screens in front of them before the room is evacuated.
A group called claimed responsibility for the stunt.
, France's Minister for Culture, said "no cause" can justify the
, the museum said it had installed a more transparent form of
to protect it.
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