Euronews |Catherine Hardy
They say that art imitates life – and the old saw is certainly true in London at the moment. British artist Grayson Perry has opened a new exhibition as voting got underway in the UK’s general election.
The works address political issues including the debate around Britain’s impending departure from the EU. Perry says he is sceptical about artists who use political content in their work.
“I am wary of artists and I kind of mock artists sometimes for being political, because I think they borrow the power of political issues to give their art power which their art does not really have… Read more
Image: Grayson Perry’s “The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever” is on at the Serpentine Gallery in London until 10 September. Image crerdit: Getty Images Europe