Tracey Emin Image: the Guardian Tracey Emin
Image: the Guardian

Anish Kappor and Ai Weiwei in September 2015. Image: the Telegraph Anish Kappor and Ai Weiwei in September 2015.
Image: the Telegraph

As well as Kapoor, Parr and Emin, other artists including Conrad Shawcross, Elizabeth Price, Cornelia Parker, Jeremy Deller and Bob and Roberta Smith have all signed the open letter.

Martin Parr, Untitled (from the series: Bristish Food), 1995 On sale at Lempertz Martin Parr, Untitled (from the series: Bristish Food), 1995
On sale at Lempertz

Conrad Shawcross Image: the Guardian Conrad Shawcross
Image: the Guardian

Chris Dercon, the Director of Tate Modern, has also signed the StrongerIn campaign's letter, which reads in part:

"From the smallest gallery to the biggest blockbuster, many of us have worked on projects that would never have happened without vital EU funding or by collaborating across borders.''

"Leaving Europe would be a leap into the unknown for millions of people across the UK who work in the creative industries, and for the millions more at home and abroad who benefit from the growth and vibrancy of Britain's cultural sector."

As well as Dercon and some 300 artists, actors Patrick Stewart, Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, as well as fashion designer Vivienne Westwood have all come out in support of the StrongerIn campaign. The referendum will take place on 23rd June, 2016.

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