Turner Prize Draws Ire for Sponsorship by Anti-Gay Campaigner

May 2nd, 2019

The Turner Prize has announced it shortlist, but the announcement has been overshadowed by the institution’s accepting of sponsorship from the bus operator Stagecoach, the founder of which has previously campaigned against gay marriage.  Victoria Pomery, director of the Turner Contemporary in Margate, where the Prize show will be held, commented on the selection: “we have to take on board a whole range of issues when deciding our sponsorship. In this instance we decided that the role that the company plays in the area is very important.”

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