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The National Gallery in London. Photo: Diego Delso/Wikimedia Commons.

National Gallery and Guggenheim seek to disassociate themselves from the Sackler name

The museum move follows growing demand for institutions to disassociate themselves from pharmaceutical moguls associated with Purdue Pharma, maker of the pain reliever Oxycodone.
The photo shows Protestants performing a "Die in". The demonstration is against the Sackler family, linked to Purdue Pharma, producer of Oxy Contin. Among the protesters is photographer Nan Goldin, surrounded by papers that say "Sackler Lie People Die" and bottles of medicine.

American case raises questions about the costs of survival in culture

Protests highlight contemporary dilemma of museums and cultural institutions around the world vis-à-vis their private funders

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