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Activists dressed as Greek gods and goddesses drenched in oil

By Frieze News Desk

Decision follows several arts institutions including the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre cutting ties to fossil fuel giants

By Frieze News Desk

In the third edition of the biennial, progressive politics and BP sponsorship underscore the tensions between discourse and direct action 

By Minh Nguyen
Coal, Oil and Fracking prepare to square off against their renewable opponents at a BP or Not BP? protest. Courtesy: BP or Not BP?; photograph: Ron Fassbender

The decision comes as activists promise the ‘biggest protest yet’ at the British Museum over oil funding

By Frieze News Desk

Staff members have written in support of Ahdaf Soueif, the trustee who resigned over oil money, restitution silence and employment precarity

By Frieze News Desk

In further news: British Museum director defends BP sponsorship; David Zwirner to open in Paris

By Frieze News Desk

Antony Gormley, Rachel Whiteread, Anish Kapoor, Gillian Wearing and Mark Wallinger have co-signed a letter addressed to the gallery’s director

By Frieze News Desk

As five Turner Prize winners denounce BP sponsorship, the arts community is rising up to address the climate emergency

By Mel Evans

A group of leading artists and a judge of the annual BP portrait prize have urged the London institution to cut ties with the oil company

By Frieze News Desk

Queer art exhibition in Brazil shut down; Micky Schubert closes; Pierre Bergé dies at 86