Grayson Perry | the artist




The artist Grayson Perry
Born 1960, Chelmsford, Essex, England.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Turner Prize,

Winner 2003 Turnerprize.


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Vases covered in witty captions, elaborate tapestries and the centrepiece, a richly decorated cast iron coffin-ship, will be displayed alongside objects from the past two million years of culture and civilisation. From the first great invention, the hand axe, to a Hello Kitty pilgrim hand-towel, you will discover a reality that is old and new, poetic and factual, and funny as well as grim…
Glazed ceramic Vase
Grayson Perry in the frock he wore to the palace: "I don’t think she could believe her eyes when she saw me."
Perry’s urns are rendered with an incomprehensible master-craft: their surfaces richly textured from designs marked into the clay, followed by intricately complicated glazing and photo-transfer techniques. Perry makes ceramic pots, hand-stitched quilts, and outrageous dress designs, creating a cosmopolitan folk-art…
Perry’s subject matter sometimes comes from his upbringing in the Essex countryside, as depicted on the vase, I was an Angry Working Class Man 2001…


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