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Book review: artwash: Big Oil and the arts

Roach, Trevor (2015) Book review: artwash: Big Oil and the arts. LSE Review of Books (04 Aug 2015). Website.

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This book introduces the term ‘artwashing’, which is the process by which oil companies seek to clean up their reputations by using public arts sponsorships at major museums to garner a better reputation among circles of influence. In Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts, the author focuses on the relationship between BP and the Tate galleries in the UK, which reviewer Travis Roach finds to be an important examination, albeit with several flaws.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 15:13
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2021 00:20

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