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Van Gogh Museum ends Shell sponsorship deal

© Laura Ponchel

Taken from https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/shell-sponsorship

Two of the major Dutch museums have just ended their collaboration with Shell, at a time of mounting protests over sponsorship by fossil fuel companies. Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum and the Mauritshuis in The Hague both terminated arrangements with the country’s largest oil and gas firm this summer.

If BP told the truth in its new ad campaign...

200 metre living artwork in biggest-ever protest against the British Museum

Fake BP staff and Iraqi protesters greet press at BP-sponsored exhibition (6.11.18)

Two key BP staff – the Head of Drilling and Spilling and the Head of Oil and Evil – do their best to ignore protesters calling for justice for the people of Iraq
One of the official-looking welcome banners. Photo by Kristian Buus.

[Photos by Kristian Buus]

From our friends at BP or not BP?:

On November 6th 2018, a group of performers set up a fake BP “welcoming committee” and Iraqi civilian protest in front of the I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria exhibition at the British Museum. The performance was timed to coincide with a private exhibition viewing by journalists and VIPs, and the performers stayed for the whole morning talking to journalists, museum visitors and staff.

BM protest exhibition invaded by...protesters

Shell ends National Gallery partnership

BP or not BP? at the launch of the Gallery’s Shell-sponsored Rembrandt exhibition – photo by Kristian Buus

[Photo: BP or not BP? at the launch of the Gallery’s Shell-sponsored Rembrandt exhibition; (copyright: Kristian Buus)]

From our friends at Culture Unstained...

SHELL ENDS NATIONAL GALLERY PARTNERSHIP IN BID TO BOOST INFLUENCE IN SCIENCE EDUCATION

From Nope to Hope art exhibition, 15-23 Sept 2018

From Nope to Hope: Art vs Arms, Oil and Injustice, 15-23 September, Brixton Recreation Centre, 27 Brixton Station Road, London SW9 8QQ

Artists say 'Nope' to arms

From https://bp-or-not-bp.org/2018/07/25/artists-say-nope-to-arms/
25.7.18

'This morning, we’re part of a large group of artists, designers and activists who have written to the Design Museum asking that our work be removed from the current Hope to Nope exhibition of political art. The letter and signatories can be found here and are also copied below.

SCIENTISTS CALL OUT SCIENCE MUSEUM OVER TIES TO BIG OIL

Fossil Free Mischief Festival comes to RSC’s doorstep

Photo by Diana More

From BP or not BP (https://bp-or-not-bp.org) 27.6.18:

The Royal Shakespeare Company is sponsored by that oily villain BP! So last week, 70 rebel performers did this...
#DropBP #RSCMischief #FossilFree #FossilFreeCulture #ArtNotOil

https://www.facebook.com/BPnotBP/videos/1936631763066377/

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