Grayson Perry

(British, b. 1960)

barbaric splendour by grayson perry

Grayson Perry

Barbaric Splendour, 2003

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cuddly toys caught on barbed wire by grayson perry

Grayson Perry

Cuddly Toys Caught on Barbed Wire, 2001

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defenders of childhood by grayson perry

Grayson Perry

Defenders of Childhood, 2000

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golden ghosts by grayson perry

Grayson Perry

Golden Ghosts, 2000

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i hate you, i hate myself by grayson perry

Grayson Perry

I Hate You, I Hate Myself, 2000

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i want to be an artist by grayson perry

Grayson Perry

I want to be an artist, 1996

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over the rainbow by grayson perry

Grayson Perry

Over the Rainbow, 2001

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saint claire 37 wanks accross northern spain by grayson perry

Grayson Perry

Saint Claire 37 wanks accross Northern Spain, 2003

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Grayson Perry

Transvestite Brides of Christ, 2000

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triumph of innocence by grayson perry

Grayson Perry

Triumph of Innocence, 2000

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we've found the body of your child by grayson perry

Grayson Perry

We've Found the Body of Your Child, 2000

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Biography

Timeline

1960
Born in Chelmsford
Braintree College of Further Education, Art Foundation Course
Portsmouth Polytechnic, Fine Art BA
Lives and works in London
Awards
2003 Turner Prize

Exhibitions

2011
The Art of Mapping curated by TAG Fine Arts, Dover Street, London
2008
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
2007
My Civilisation, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (solo)
2006
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

Literature

2008
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