Grayson Perry's Royal Academy Summer Exhibition stuns critics
Grayson Perry has unveiled a colourful Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.
The Turner Prize-winning ceramic artist said he wanted to celebrate the "democratic rough and tumble" of the world's largest open-submission show.
He was asked to co-curate the show for its 250th anniversary, putting together a selection of 1,351 artworks from the 20,000 that were submitted.
Critics have praised its heavy use of colour and political tone, with one describing it as a "revolution".
The Guardian's Jonathan Jones said that by mixing established artists with "actual garbage:... read more
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