Tate Ordered to Reveal BP Sponsorship Figures

July 30th, 2016

The Tate has been ordered to reveal how much sponsorship money it has received in the last five years from British Petroleum, a victory for activists who have harshly criticized the museum for its role in greenwashing the oil company’s image.  “Oil branding of art is a threat to our galleries and our climate,” says Anna Galkina of the activist organization Platform.  “Tate has tried to hide how embarrassingly low BP sponsorship fees were. We’re delighted that the information tribunal ruled against Tate’s secrecy.”Read more at The Guardian