Activists have covered the piece of art in mashed potato Picture: @AufstandLastGen
Climate change activists have thrown mashed potatoes at Claude Monet’s ‘Les Meules’ painting before gluing themselves to the floor.
The two Letzte Generation (Last Generation) campaigners entered Potsdam’s Barberini museum in Germany this afternoon in high vis jackets.
Dramatic video footage shows the moment the pair throw mashed potatoes all over the historic piece of art.
The incident follows a string of similar demonstrations perpetrated by activist groups across Europe.
In London, two climate activists threw tomato soup over Van Gogh’s Sunflowers in the National Gallery.
The news comes as Just Stop Oil protesters blocked the famous Abbey Road crossing in the same pose as The Beatles as they block traffic in London in their latest climate stunt.
Members of the eco-mob walked onto the pedestrian crossing in north west London at 1pm today as they continue to cause chaos on the roads of the capital.
Video shows four protesters walking onto the crosswalk and performing the pose made famous by The Beatles on the cover of their Abbey Road album.
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It is unclear whether the painting has been damaged by the eco-mob.