Third visitor treads on peanut butter work of art

A hapless museum visitor who stood on a work of art – a four by 14 metre carpet of peanut butter, will have to pay for the damage, a spokeswoman for the Boijmans van Beuningen museum says in the AD.

‘The damaged section has been repaired by our technical department. It is normal that people pay if they damage the art,’ spokeswoman Sharon Cohen told the paper.
The Peanut Butter Platform has not been fenced off because it would spoil the appearance. Three people have so far trodden in it.
The installation was devised by Wim T. Schippers in 1962 and contains 1,100 litres of peanut butter.

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