Britain’s Boris Johnson under fire over US$138,700 in new art for Downing Street

//Britain’s Boris Johnson under fire over US$138,700 in new art for Downing Street

Britain’s Boris Johnson under fire over US$138,700 in new art for Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has come under fire after it emerged nearly £100,000 (US$138,700) was spent on two works of art to be displayed on the walls of 10 Downing Street.The accounts of the Government's Art Collection fund show £70,200 was spent on a painting by Belfast artist Cathy Wilkes, the Daily Mirror reported.A further £18,775 was spent on a set of works by photographer and installation artist Willie Doherty.The works were paid for through the Government Art Collection fund,…

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