Art Newspaper Piece Asks Why British Museum Still Accepts Donations from Tobacco Companies

April 2nd, 2019

A piece in the Art Newspaper this week asks why the British Museum is still accepting money from Big Tobacco.  “The cigarette companies have never begged art museums to take their money—just the opposite is true,” says Alan Blum, the director of the Center for the Study of Tobacco & Society at the Univeristy of Alabama. “Arts organizations beat a path to Philip Morris and thus in my opinion should be considered full collaborators in the burnishing of the company’s image.”

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