Anti-Oil Activists Target ‘Girl With A Pearl Earring’ 

  • A visitor at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague posted a video on Twitter showing one man pouring a can of an unknown red substance over another protester, who appeared to attempt to glue his head to the glass-protected painting.
  • “The condition of the painting has been investigated by our conservators. Fortunately, the glazed masterpiece was not damaged,” the museum said.
  • One of the men, wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the words “Just Stop Oil,” shouted, “How do you feel when you see something beautiful and priceless being destroyed before your eyes? Do you feel outraged? Good.
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