Watch Anti-BP Art Activists Spilling “Oil” on the British Museum

07/13/2010 4:32 PM |

BP, currently bringing still more oil to the Gulf coast, also brings funding to many museums in London, which has recently made said institutions targets for anti-BP demonstrators. After tarring and feathering the Tate last month (video after the jump), a group of black-veiled performance art activists known alternately as Liberate Tate and Culture Beyond Oil just visited a BP-sponsored exhibition at the British Museum and spilled oil-like molasses from BP-branded egg-shaped containers all over the display. No art, wildlife or wetlands were harmed during the demonstration.

Liberate Tate at the Tate: