Convicted for Setting Fire to a French Bank, the Russian Performance Artists Pyotr Pavlensky and Oksana Shalygina Are Unrepentant

The Russian artists Pyotr Pavlensky and Oksana Shalygina were sentenced yesterday, January 10, in Paris for setting fire to the Bank of France. The now estranged duo called the symbolic act a performance piece aimed at bankers. Shalygina told artnet News that their action in October 2017 anticipated the ongoing gilets jaunes … Read entire story.

Source: artnet News