Tracey Karima Emin the 48 year old UK artist of the YBA grouping (Young British Artists), Venice Biennale representative and Turner Prize nominee, has installed a neon artwork at Number 10 Downing Street after being invited to create a work by PM David Cameron. The neon artwork installed outside the Terracotta Room, on the first floor of the prime minister’s official residence, is a sign that reads “More Passion” has been donated by Emin to the UK government’s art collection. Emin a supporter of the current Conservative Party under David Cameron, came to fame at the Charles Saatchi’s Sensation exhibition with her 1997 piece ‘Everyone I have ever slept with 1963-1995’. The Terracotta Room is generally used for hospitality purposes, is visible when climbing the Number 10’s main staircase.


Inspired by Jill Lawless image source Piers Allardyce