Troy: the show and the problem with BP sponsorship

We talk about the myth and reality of Troy presented in the British Museum's show and to an activist about ongoing protests relating to fossil-fuel companies' sponsorship of the arts. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Filippo Albacini (1777-1858), The Wounded Achilles (1825) is on show at the British Museum Photograph © The Devonshire Collections, Chatsworth. Reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees

Filippo Albacini (1777-1858), The Wounded Achilles (1825) is on show at the British Museum Photograph © The Devonshire Collections, Chatsworth. Reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees

The Week in Art

From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks apart the art world’s big stories with the help of special guests. An award-winning podcast hosted by Ben Luke, The Week in Art is sponsored by Christie’s.

We talk to Lesley Fitton, the co-curator of the British Museum's blockbuster show on the myth and reality of Troy. And we talk to Jess Worth of Culture Unstained about ongoing protests relating to fossil-fuel companies' sponsorship of arts organisations.

The Art Newspaper Podcast is available every Friday on our website and all the usual places where you find podcasts including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iTunes, Soundcloud and TuneIn. This podcast is brought to you in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793 bonhams.com.

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