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Grayson Perry

(British, born 1960)

a classical compromise by grayson perry

Grayson Perry

A Classical Compromise, 1989

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Born in Chelmsford
Braintree College of Further Education, Art Foundation Course
Portsmouth Polytechnic, Fine Art BA
Lives and works in London
2003 Turner Prize


The Art of Mapping curated by TAG Fine Arts, Dover Street, London
My Civilisation, Mudam, Luxembourg (solo)
Unpopular Culture (curated by Grayson Perry, touring exhibition), de la Warr Pavilion (solo)
Demons, Yarns and Tales, The Dairy, London
Dargerism: Contemporary Artists and Henry Darger, American Folk Art Museum, New York
My Civilisation, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (solo)
The Charms of Lincolnshire, Victoria Miro Gallery, London (solo)
The Charms of Lincolnshire, The Collection, Lincoln (solo)
Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh (solo)
Designing Truth, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum – Zentrum Internationaler Skulptur, Duisburg


Glad to be grey, Grayson Perry (catalogue essay), The Guardian, 23 April 2008
Uncool Britannia, Blake Morrison, The New Statesman, 1 May 2008
The Neglected Heroes of British Art, Tom Lubbock, The Independent, 2 May 2008
Lunch with the FT: Grayson Perry, Rebecca Rose, The Financial Times, 3 May 2008
The face of a nation – but is it ours?, Mark Brown, The Guardian, 5 May 2008
A land of loners, misfits and Mrs Thatcher. Richard Cork, The Independent on Sunday, 11 May 2008
Modesty blaze, Tom Lubbock, The Independent, 19 May 2008
Before all the shouting started, Sean O’Hagen, The Observer, 11 May 2008
A treasure trove of gritty Britishness, Rupert Christiansen, The Daily Telegraph, 28 May 2008
The Last Word: Grayson Perry on Britishness, Art World, June/July 2008