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Grayson Perry

(1960-), Artist

Sitter in 10 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Born in Chelmsford, Essex, Perry studied fine art at Portsmouth College of Art (1979-82) and undertook pottery classes at the Central Institute from 1983. He was included in Young Contemporaries at the ICA in 1981, exhibited Guerrilla Tactics at the Barbican (2002), won the 2003 Turner Prize and was awarded an OBE in 2013. His practice primarily involves working with ceramics, but has extended to include textiles and printmaking, through which he challenges traditional notions concerning the artist's status versus that of the artisan. His work explores a variety of contemporary and historical themes, offering a direct commentary on societal injustices and hypocrisies.

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'Map of Days', by Grayson Perry - NPG 6998

'Map of Days'

by Grayson Perry
etching from four plates, artist's proof, 2013
NPG 6998

James Birch; Grayson Perry, by Matthew R. Lewis - NPG x200868

James Birch; Grayson Perry

by Matthew R. Lewis
bromide print, 1985
NPG x200868

Grayson Perry, by Matthew R. Lewis - NPG x200847

Grayson Perry

by Matthew R. Lewis
glossy bromide print on card, September 1988
NPG x200847

Grayson Perry, by Matthew R. Lewis - NPG x200848

Grayson Perry

by Matthew R. Lewis
glossy bromide print, September 1988
NPG x200848

Grayson Perry, by Matthew R. Lewis - NPG x200849

Grayson Perry

by Matthew R. Lewis
glossy bromide print, September 1988
NPG x200849

Grayson Perry, by Matthew R. Lewis - NPG x200850

Grayson Perry

by Matthew R. Lewis
glossy bromide print, late 1980s
NPG x200850

Grayson Perry, by Matthew R. Lewis - NPG x200864

Grayson Perry

by Matthew R. Lewis
glossy bromide print, September 1988
NPG x200864

Grayson Perry, by Eamonn McCabe - NPG x131773

Grayson Perry

by Eamonn McCabe
C-type colour print, 2007
NPG x131773

Grayson Perry, by Richard Ansett - NPG x139888

Grayson Perry

by Richard Ansett
C-type colour print, 18 September 2013
NPG x139888

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