The Life and Work of Grayson Perry

An introductory look at the work of Grayson Perry. This study day will be an examination of the multi-disciplinary artist best known for his ceramics, tapestries and cross-dressing. Along with the Julie Cope tapestries, we shall discover his pottery and textiles produced over the last two decades, including work exhibited at the British Museum and the National Portrait Gallery.

Throughout the day we will discover the narratives and ideas in Perry’s work. Including the social critic of our contemporary society, the artist’s self expressive qualities and how the artist visualises the connections we have to the modern world, all deeply infused with social satire and self depreciating humour, not forgetting Mr Alan Measles and Claire

Course Details

This course finished on 11 November 2017