14 November 2017

Grayson Perry Unveils Julie Cope Artefacts From Interior Of Essex House

A new show made up of four large-scale tapestries, as well as material related to his full-scale House for Essex (2015), will be unveiled at Firstsite Essex 18 November.

4 November 2017

Grayson Perry Unveils An Exhibition Of Frocks At the Walker Liverpool

A collection of frocks belonging to the Turner Prize-winning transvestite artist Grayson Perry has been unveiled at Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery

7 September 2017

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Grayson Perry Selected To Coordinate RA Summer Exhibition 2018

The sometime transvestite artist Grayson Perry RA has been chosen to select the 2018 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.

8 June 2017

Grayson Perry Climbing The Populist Mountain Serpentine Review – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Grayson Perry show that just opened at the Serpentine Gallery offers both a very new version of now-obligatory populism in the promotion of contemporary visual art and at the same time, a sly critique of it.

5 June 2017

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Grayson Perry Unveils Brexit Vases Ahead of Serpentine Exhibition Extravaganza

The gender fluid potter Grayson Perry has unveiled The Brexit Vases his latest artwork ahead of his show at the Serpentine Gallery which opens later this week.

7 April 2017

Grayson Perry Presents Major Exhibition Of New Works At The Serpentine

British artist Grayson Perry, one of the most astute commentators on contemporary society and culture is to present a major exhibition of new work at the Serpentine Gallery in June. The works in the show will touch on many themes including popularity and art, masculinity and the current cultural landscape.

29 January 2017

Turner Prize Winners Unite To Help Fund Glasgow School Of Art Fire

Several Turner Prize Winners including Antony Gormley Anish Kapoor and Grayson Perry have created artworks from found material taken from the fire-damaged Glasgow School of Art to raise funds for the restoration.

21 October 2015

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Fig-2 Week 25 – Cecilia Bengolea, Celia Hempton and Prem Sahib (by AJ Dehany)

Part 4: The Part About Me, Me, Me Nell mezzo del cammin di nostra vita… This here is the twenty-fifth piece I’ve posted about a week at Fig-2, the curatorial ultramarathon that’s putting on a new art show at the ICA every single week for fifty weeks and which I am in my own special way documenting on wordpress, aiming to do […]

16 October 2015

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Grayson Perry Outdone: Transformation Exhibits Peter Farrer’s Cross Dressing Wardrobe

Costume collector Peter Farrer’s cross-dressing wardrobe will finally see the light of day, in a new exhibition, at The Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. The garments will represent the first display of its kind to be held in the UK. Transformation: One Man’s Cross-dressing Wardrobe opens on Saturday 24 October in the Walker’s Craft and Design Gallery and runs […]

24 September 2015

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Grayson Perry To Receive RIBA Honorary Fellowship

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the 2016 RIBA Honorary Fellowships, which will be awarded to fourteen individuals (of whom two are in partnership) from a diverse spectrum of backgrounds, including the worlds of construction, media, education and the arts. RIBA Honorary Fellowships are awarded annually to people who have made a […]

28 July 2015

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Grayson Perry, Julian Opie Respond To The Idea Of Portraiture At V&A

This summer the V&A presents Facing History: Contemporary Portraiture, a display of 80 prints and photographs drawn from the V&A’s collection that explores the variety of artists’ responses to the idea of portraiture over the last 20 years. On display is the work by over 20 artists including Julian Opie, Grayson Perry, Thomas Ruff, Maud […]

26 July 2015

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Was Grayson Perry’s Puppy Proposal Dismissed By The Tower Of London?

The Turner Prize-winner Grayson Perry tweeted that he had submitted a proposal to install nearly one million ceramic puppies around the Tower of London, but in the same tweet, the artist announced that his proposal had allegedly been rejected. “My proposal to install 800,000 ceramic puppies around the Tower of London has been turned down,” […]

13 July 2015

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Major UK Artists Announced For Inaugural Exhibition At Plymouth’s Ocean Studios

Ocean Studios has announced their inaugural show at their new Plymouth gallery. The programme highlights key ideas and themes; identity, communication, feminism, diversity, radical craft and social engagement.   Richard Deacon has chosen to release his ‘singular and prickly work’ Bronze Skin, for A taste of things to come, as the opening exhibit along with Bill Woodrow, Mary Kelly, Hew Locke, Gillian Wearing and Grayson Perry. Ocean Studios, Plymouth’s £4.2 million artistic development […]

5 July 2015

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Artlyst Podcast: Grayson Perry Explores A House For Essex With A Tour

Artlyst travelled to Wrabness in Essex to meet Grayson Perry at the site of his latest project, ‘A House for Essex’. At once an architectural form and a particularly personal artwork for Perry, which has also created a new landmark for the village, close to the Essex coast. The building is a collaboration between FAT […]

15 June 2015

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Artlyst Podcast: Grayson Perry Discusses Julie Cope The Feminine Heart Of Essex

One of the highlights this year’s Royal Academy Summer Show 2015 is Grayson Perry’s Julie and Rob tapestry, a large work which is conceptually linked to the artist’s cross between Hansel and Gretel and a Russian Orthodox church, in the form of his house for Essex. The rentable holiday home is also an eccentric dedication […]

29 May 2015

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Grayson Perry Discloses The Truth About A House For Essex

Artlyst has travelled to Wrabness in Essex to meet Grayson Perry at the site of his latest project, ‘A House for Essex’. At once an architectural form and a particularly personal artwork for Perry, which has also created a new landmark for the village, close to the Essex coast. The building is a truly original […]

16 May 2015

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Grayson Perry Launches His New Landmark House for Essex

Grayson Perry has launched his latest project, ‘A House for Essex’ which has created a new landmark for Wrabness, close to the Essex coast.  The building is a daring and provocative collaboration between FAT Architecture and Grayson Perry. The house is an extraordinary work of architecture and art, which provides a setting for a number of specially-commissioned works by the artist […]

27 March 2015

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Grayson Perry Appointed As Royal Academy Trustee of the British Museum

The Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry CBE RA has been appointed as the Royal Academy’s nomination to the British Museum Board of Trustees. Grayson will replace outgoing Trustee, sculptor Sir Antony Gormley who is stepping down on 1 April 2015, as his term of office as the Royal Academy of Arts nominee has come to an end after […]

17 March 2015

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Grayson Perry Attracts Record Visitors At National Portrait Gallery Exhibition

Artist Grayson Perry’s exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery has attracted record visitors. A quarter of a million people came to see new works in a free display. In total, 850,000 visitors to the National Portrait Gallery are thought to have seen at least one new work by the artist as part of a gallery-wide […]

2 March 2015

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Grayson Perry Conceptual Holiday Home Causes Traffic Jams In Rural Essex

An Essex house designed by the Turner Prize winning artist Grayson Perry has proved so popular with fans that it is causing traffic jams in the area. The conceptual art house was built for a television series ‘Grayson’s Great Design’. The project followed a year-long building task involving time, budget and aesthetics. Perry, who derived […]

18 February 2015

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Johnnie Shand Kydd Exhibits Photographs Of Tracey Emin’s And Grayson Perry’s YBA Greek Holidays

Every year for the past 18 years English photographer Johnnie Shand Kydd has photographed the art scene as they holiday on the Greek island of Hydra each summer, photographing artists, curators and writers who have been invited to vacation at the British art collector Pauline Karpidas’ holiday home on the Greek island of Hydra. The […]

16 January 2015

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Duchess of Cambridge Meets Grayson Perry In The Art Room

The Duchess of Cambridge and the Turner Prize winning artist Grayson Perry visited the newly-launched Clore Art Room at Barlby School in Ladbroke Grove yesterday. As Royal Patrons to the charity, the visit marks the official naming of this, the ninth Art Room and celebrate the partnership with the Clore Duffield Foundation whose generous support […]

28 October 2014

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Art Room Launches New Ladbroke Grove Studio With Patron Grayson Perry

The Art Room has celebrated the opening of their 9th Art studio at Barlby Primary School in Ladboke Grove, West London. A special reception for supporters including the charity’s Patron, Grayson Perry and Dame Vivien Duffield. Together, Grayson and Dame Vivien met students of Barlby Primary School and Oxford Gardens Primary School and enjoyed time […]

27 October 2014

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Turner Contemporary 2015 Programme To Include Grayson Perry Exhibition

Turner Contemporary has welcomed more than 1.3 million visitors, in just three and a half years.  For 2015, the gallery has announced an ambitious programme that is set to draw diverse audiences to Margate, and highlight the gallery’s position as one of the leading arts organisations in the UK. The 2015  programme adds to Turner […]

22 October 2014

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Grayson Perry: Unveils First Episode of Latest Channel 4 Portrait Series

Grayson Perry has unveiled a thought provoking new documentary series, which aired its first episode tonight. It follows four British subjects while the artist executes a portrait in different mediums of each of the sitters. The first portrait was of the disgraced Lib-Dem MP Chris Hume which consisted of a smashed green pot. Perry felt […]

15 September 2014

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Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry Exhibit For Maserati

‘Iconic’ British artists including Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry and Patrick Hughes have marked the opening of the new Maserati Marshall Motor Group showroom in Peterborough with an exhibition of exclusive art works. Invited guests were given the opportunity to see the exhibition of British masterpieces at a champagne reception at the brand new […]

22 August 2014

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Grayson Perry Leeds Exhibition Slammed By Disabled Artists As Inaccessible

The Grayson Perry tapestry exhibition, which is scheduled to open in Leeds, at Temple Newsam House, on Saturday, is under attack from eight disabled artists, who claim that the exhibition is inaccessible to disabled visitors. The artists have now organised an alternative exhibition by staging their own. The new exhibition titled, ‘The Reality of Small […]

8 August 2014

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Grayson Perry Unveils His Essex Holiday Home In New Television Series

Images of the Essex holiday home designed by the Turner Prize winning artist Grayson Perry have been released by channel 4. The scaffolding has been removed revealing a fairytale exterior, in what Perry describes as a “secular chapel” located in Wrabness. The house is featured in a new series ‘Grayson’s Great Design’ which is released […]

22 July 2014

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Grayson Perry Asks Who Are You In New NPG Portrait Exhibition

Grayson Perry is presenting a new exhibition of portraits titled ‘Who Are You?’ (25 October 2014-15 March 2015) at the National Portrait Gallery. The14 portraits of individuals, families and groups will be placed within the Gallery’s nineteenth and twentieth-century Collection displays, including a self portrait and a major new tapestry. Politician Chris Huhne, a young female-to-male […]

17 July 2014

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Art Everywhere Launches With The Grayson and Antony Show

Artists Antony Gormley and Grayson Perry, Art Fund director Stephen Reuchen and Innocent drinks co-founder Richard  Reed were all gathered at Waterloo station yesterday morning to celebrate the launch of Art Everywhere 2014. First launched in 2013, this edition is bigger and better, the project will last six weeks. Mounted all over the UK, displaying […]

30 March 2014

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Grayson Perry Presented Prestigious Critics’ Circle Award For His Reith Lectures

The annual award for services to the arts will was presented to Grayson Perry at a ceremony on Friday (28 March). He is the first visual artist to receive the award, which was set up in 1988 and is voted for by the entire membership of the Circle – each of the five sections, Drama, […]