Primary Colors: Britain Chooses Artist to Chronicle Election

April 26, 2015 9:37 AM

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In this era of Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and selfies, Britain's Parliament has taken a step back to the 1700s, choosing an artist armed with pencil and paper to offer insight into the general election campaign.

With a commission from the House of Commons, Adam Dant is crisscrossing the country, drawing candidates on the hustings, reporters in scrums and voters at rallies to create a rolling snapshot of this year's election campaign, sketched at speed with a black Chinagraph pencil. Primary colors will be a...

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