Thanks for the ever-fantastic realmedia for this story:
Image: London Rising Tide outside the NPG, June 2003.
This excellent (though somewhat overdue) news just in, via Culture Unstained:
BP’S 30-YEAR SPONSORSHIP OF NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY TO END
From our esteemed friends at BP or not BP:
The British Museum must not renew its sponsorship deal with BP:
REVEALED: BRITISH MUSEUM SECRETLY NEGOTIATING NEW BP DEAL DESPITE OPPOSITION