What if each person who is angered by the sale of Mexican cultural heritage decided to protest the sales in a similar manner?

  
According Elaine Velle’s post, “During Clandestine Performance, Artist Kisses and Licks 30 Pre-Hispanic Objects in Mexico City Museum”, on the Hyperallergic website, as part of a videotaped work of performance art intended to draw attention to the many auctions of pre-Hispanic objects which have taken place in France over the past few years,  Pepx Romero kissed and licked thirty pre-Hispanic objects in the National Institute of Anthropology and History in Mexico City giving physical expression to the idea that they are desired by many people. While there have been objections to Romero’s actions, the Director of the INAH said that none of the works were damaged by Romero’s actions. It is true that one such physical interaction with a work will not leave lasting harm, but what if each person who is angered by the sale of Mexican cultural heritage decided to protest the sales in a similar manner?  #ConservationintheNews

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