Yesterday’s inbox contained a brief email with a BBC world news link from Susan that connects to the topic she introduced to us. I feel it warrants further circulation. Click on the bold heading below and see what is happening in Italy.
** Museum burns art in cuts protest **
A museum in Italy has started burning its artworks in protest at budget cuts which it says have left cultural institutions out of pocket.
Personally I am still reeling about the form this protest has taken. While I try to understand the actions and that the artist consented I can’t help but be reminded of book burning events making a resurgence in various countries and specific eras…
What are your thoughts? Please take a minute to share your insights and weigh in on the discussion.