Second British Art Gallery Pledges to Reject Donations From Purdue Pharma’s Sackler Family

A group of British art galleries has become the second art institution to refuse donations from the Sackler family this week, citing the family’s connection to the prescription drug OxyContin and its role in the U.S. opioid epidemic. The Tate art galleries–which includes Tate Modern and Tate Britain in London, Tate St Ives, and Tate […]

National Portrait Gallery Rejects Donation From Purdue Pharma’s Sackler Family

A British art gallery has decided it won’t take 1 million pound ($1.3 million) pledge from a charitable organization run by Purdue Pharma’s Sackler family. In a statement on Wednesday, the National Portrait Gallery said that “recent reporting of allegations made against Sackler family members may cause this new donation to deflect the National Portrait […]