- Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance, artist Conrad Atkinson, composer Matthew Herbert and author Naomi Klein among 200 signatories
Ending oil industry sponsorship of the arts
Today, the Museums Association (MA) Ethics Committee published a response to Art Not Oil’s report, released last May, entitled ‘BP’s cultural sponsorship - a corrupting influence’.
Last month, BP announced it was renewing its sponsorship deals with four iconic cultural institutions. Here is our response (first published by Hyperallergic):
Today, the Art Not Oil coalition has published an in-depth report drawing upon hundreds of emails and documents released under the Freedom of Information Act, which exposes the multiple ways in which BP has interfered in the running of the museums and galleries it sponsors.