Vancouver police say they’ve recognized the suspects who threw maple syrup on an Emily Carr portray and glued themselves to a wall on the Vancouver Artwork Gallery over the weekend.
Sgt. Steve Addison says an investigation is underway and officers can be chatting with witnesses, reviewing safety video and assessing the price of the harm.
The Vancouver Artwork Gallery says in a press release that Carr’s “Stumps and Sky” portray suffered no everlasting hurt.
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It quotes director and CEO Anthony Kiendl as saying the gallery “condemns acts of vandalism” in the direction of works of cultural significance in its care, or in any museum.
Kiendl says the gallery helps free expression, however not on the expense of suppressing others’ concepts and inventive expression, or inhibiting individuals from entry to these concepts.
Don Marshall, a spokesman for the environmental group Cease Fracking Round, says the protest was meant to focus public consideration on the local weather emergency.
Addison says that after police end amassing proof, they are going to transfer ahead to Crown counsel for evaluation and approval of expenses.
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