Tate Paid £350,000 a Year for BP Sponorship

August 31st, 2016

The Tate was reportedly paid only of £350,000 a year for its partnership with British Petroleum, early figures released by the museum show.  “The company tried to buy public support by quadrupling the amount of money they gave the Tate,” says Emma Hughes of activist group Platform.  “As BP fought over compensation for Gulf of Mexico communities in the US courts they were throwing money at the Tate in an attempt to de-toxify their brand.”Read more at The Guardian