Destroyed Paintings Make You Appreciate Museums

Ever wonder what would happen to paintings if we didn’t preserve them? We take for granted that so many pieces of art have been preserved in museums for hundreds of years and never stop to think about how beat up they would become otherwise. Artist Valerie Hegarty illustrates what would have happened to famous masterpieces if they were say, left out in the woods to get destroyed by woodpeckers, or tossed over a waterfall.

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