Artist with Down's Syndrome shows work at Tate Modern

Published February 14, 2018 6,637 Views

An artist with Down’s Syndrome whose mother was told she could leave her at hospital at birth has had her work shown at the Tate Modern.

Emma Anderson, 33, won a competition to exhibit the paintings at the word-famous art gallery in London after a college teacher encouraged her to enter.

Mum Mirka said she was was told by a consultant she could leave newborn Emma at hospital because she wouldn’t “do anything”.

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