Oil

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From school strikers at the Royal Shakespeare Company to a Trojan horse at the British Museum, protests over oil sponsorship have gripped the arts

BY Mel Evans | 11 FEB 20
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Activists dressed as Greek gods and goddesses drenched in oil

BY Frieze News Desk | 20 NOV 19
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Decision follows several arts institutions including the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre cutting ties to fossil fuel giants

BY Frieze News Desk | 11 NOV 19
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In further news: ancient artefacts destroyed by jihadists resurrected; naked activists protest National Portrait Gallery’s links to BP

BY Frieze News Desk | 22 OCT 19
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The decision comes as activists promise the ‘biggest protest yet’ at the British Museum over oil funding

BY Frieze News Desk | 02 OCT 19
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Staff members have written in support of Ahdaf Soueif, the trustee who resigned over oil money, restitution silence and employment precarity

BY Frieze News Desk | 19 JUL 19
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In further news: British Museum director defends BP sponsorship; David Zwirner to open in Paris

BY Frieze News Desk | 12 JUL 19
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A group of leading artists and a judge of the annual BP portrait prize have urged the London institution to cut ties with the oil company

BY Frieze News Desk | 11 JUN 19
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In further news: Syria’s National Museum in Damascus reopens; and a protest at the British Museum’s protest-themed show

30 OCT 18
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The oil giant has ended its 12-year sponsorship deal with the London museum

19 OCT 18

Complicating the ‘disaster narratives’ associated with the Niger Delta by attending to the local ecology, and those responsible for defiling it

BY Ayodeji Rotinwa | 05 OCT 18
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The Mauritshuis in The Hague also joins the Amsterdam institution in ending funding from the oil and gas company

30 AUG 18