Grayson Perry and Gillian Wearing Reflect on New Generation of Young British Artists

August 8th, 2016

In a piece for The Guardian Grayson Perry and Gillian Wearing visit degree shows at some of London’s art schools, and reflect on the young crop of aspiring artists.  “It used to be that each generation had a ‘thing’ that was trendy to do, but I’m struck by how Chelsea students seem to do a bit of everything,” Perry says. “No one seems able to commit to one single form. I guess, because of the internet and their economic situation, it’s about contingency, but it means there’s a non-committal quality to the show. It might be fear, or maybe just be the nature of contemporary culture, where everything’s going on at once, and it does make me wonder about the future.”

Read more at The Guardian