Besides a brief moment of confusion, the boy walks away with zero visible agitation. For good reason: his allowance will remain intact.
According to Focus Taiwan News, "[The curator], Rossi, asked that the boy not be blamed and that the family not be asked to pay for the cost of the restoration... the organizers will ask the insurance company to cover restoration costs and compensate the owner of the painting."
If only we all could learn how to shake things off with this boy's exceptional level of chill. It's a happy ending for everyone, after all!
(Except for the late Paola Porpora, of course. But I've always felt he was a little overrated, anyway.)
Michelle No is an editorial assistant at Supercompressor. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.
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