Brits are known for having a certain stiff upper lip. Keep Calm and Carry On and such. But recently, that stiff lip has, well, slackened. Take Andy Murray, who cried his way into British hearts during Wimbledon.
An Italian museum is the highest profile examples of European artists protesting budget cuts by burning their art. At the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, director Antonio Manfredi has promised to burn three pieces per week until his funding is improved. He's already burned some pieces, so he's not bluffing.