BP to end 27-year Tate Modern sponsorship

BP has announced it will be ending its controversial sponsorship of Tate Modern next year. The energy giant cited “extremely challenging business environment” for the move and told ELN it is “purely a business decision” rather than years of protests against the partnership of nearly three decades. BP said in a statement: “We are facing an […]

Activists occupy Tate Modern in anti-BP protest

Artists performed for 25 hours inside Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall urging the gallery to drop its sponsorship deal with BP during the weekend. Activist group, ‘Liberate Tate’, have asked for the backing to be dropped before the Paris Climate Summit in December. They took it in turns to transcribe quotes with charcoal on the concrete floor, […]