Artwash: Big oil and the Arts download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mel Evans

Artwash: Big oil and the Arts download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mel Evans year 2015
  • Book name: Artwash: Big oil and the Arts
  • Author: Mel Evans
  • Release date: 2015/2/8
  • Publisher: PLUTO PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780745335889
  • Rating: 8.79 of 10
  • Votes: 465
  • Review by: Miracle Leone
  • Review rating: 7.85 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/7
  • Total pages: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: *Shortlisted for the Bread and Roses Prize, 2016* *Shortlisted for the Green Carnation Prize, 2015** Shortlisted for the Academy of British Cover Design Awards, 2015*Artwash is an intervention into the unsavoury role of the Big Oil company's sponsorship of the arts in Britain. Based on the high profile campaign 'Liberate Tate', Mel Evans targets Chevron, ExxonMobil, BP and Shell's collaboration with institutions such as the Tate in an attempt to end the poisonous relationship forever. Based on years of undercover research, grassroots investigation and activism as well as performance and cultural interventions, Mel Evans draws together the story of the campaign and its journey which has gone from strength to strength. Artwash shows how corporate sponsorship of the arts erases unsightly environmental destruction and obscures the strategies of oil company PR executives who rely on cultural philanthropy.The conclusion sounds a note of hope: major institutions (such as the Southbank Centre) have already agreed to cut sponsorship, and tribunals are happening which are taking these relationships to task. Artists and employees are developing new methods of work which publicly confront the oil companies. Like the anti-tobacco campaign before it, this will be an important cultural and political turn for years to come.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H56M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Environmental Science, Engineering & Technology, Art Books, Art Finance, Political Structure & Processes, Industry & Industrial Studies
  • Available formats: RB, PDF, EPUB, WORD, TXT, LRF, TXTz, DOC. Compressed in DMG, RAR, CPIO, EML, 7Z, ZIP, TAR.Z
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 9.53 USD
  • Dimensions: 135x215x17.78mm
  • Weight: 294.84g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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