On Art and Money and Their Oil-Slicked Connections

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Abby Zimet

British environmental protesters marked the anniversary of B.P.'s oil catastrophe with an oil-slicked activist curled up on the floor of the Tate Museum's classical sculpture exhibit for 87 minutes - one for each day the oil poured into the Gulf. The action came with an open letter and petition protesting the Tate's connections with BP via its sponsorship money.

 

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