Man held over Hay Wain protest



Constable's masterpiece The Hay Wain has been attacked by a protester in the National Gallery.
A man is in custody at a London police station after being arrested at the Trafalgar Square gallery shortly after 1pm on Friday, Scotland Yard said.
The protester, thought to be linked to Fathers4Justice, glued a four-inch photograph of a young boy to the 1821 painting in room 34 but did no lasting damage to the work of art, a gallery spokeswoman said.
It comes as Fathers4Justice said it was abandoning its five-year "attempted engagement with the political establishment" and called on... read more

 
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