Semi-naked activists protest against National Portrait Gallery’s links to BP

Protesters from Extinction Rebellion and other groups drenched themselves in fake oil

Semi-naked environmental campaigners have been drenched in fake oil at the National Portrait Gallery to protest against its sponsorship by BP.

Activists from Extinction Rebellion, BP or Not BP? and Culture Unstained assumed the foetal position while others poured the “oil” on their nude bodies in the Ondaatje Wing main hall, where a collection of pieces sponsored by BP is on display.

The UK group of Extinction Rebellion has three core demands:

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