Grayson Perry, 'Sacred Tribal Artefact', 2023, Tapestry, 200 x 350 cm, 78 3/4 x 137 3/4 in
Guest edited by Deborah Nash
Grayson Perry: Posh Cloths is on show at London Victoria Miro Gallery until 25 March 2023
Leaving London’s Victoria Miro gallery in early February, I crossed Grayson Perry in the doorway, whose nine tapestries I’d just seen displayed across two floors. He barrels through, looking hurried and slightly harassed. Perry has currently two exhibitions on the go: tapestries in London, pots, sculptures and sketches of urban foxes in Venice, and his latest television series Full English is on Channel 4. He’s a one-man art production show, slipping between different media as naturally as he slips on a dress to become Claire. Like other British artists of his generation –Damien Hirst, Antony Gormley, Anish Kapoor – Perry’s output is not only prodigious but also, with his tapestries, on an increasingly large scale.....................
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