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Grayson Perry

by Jacky Klein

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 252) and index.

    StatementJacky Klein
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6797.P4145 K54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25017295M
    ISBN 100500093504, 0500093520
    ISBN 109780500093504, 9780500093528
    LC Control Number2010513863
    OCLC/WorldCa317919457

      In this first major monograph on Grayson Perry, now updated and expanded, writer and art historian Jacky Klein explores the artist's work through a discussion of his major themes and subjects. Klein's text is complemented by intimate and insightful commentaries on individual pieces by the artist himself, giving unique access to his imaginative Book Edition: Expanded And Updated Edition. Grayson Perry (born 24 March ) is an English contemporary artist, writer and broadcaster. He is known for his ceramic vases, tapestries and cross-dressing, as well as his observations of the contemporary arts scene, and for dissecting British "prejudices, fashions and foibles". Perry's vases have classical forms and are decorated in bright.

    The internationally renowned British artist Grayson Perry, winner of the Turner Prize in , is a vivid chronicler of contemporary life. His work abounds with autobiographical references, which can be read in tandem with issues relating to class, taste and the status of artists and artisans.0Packed with vivid images, and a number of gatefold pages, this book provides an overview of Perry's. Grayson Perry is a contemporary British artist best known for his ceramic vessels, printed tapestries, and design for A House for Essex. View Grayson Perry’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available sculpture, prints and multiples, and design for sale and learn about the ality: British.

    Winner of the Turner Prize, Grayson Perry creates ceramics and other objects that explore diverse historical and contemporary themes. Drawn in by the beauty of his objects, which are covered with sgraffito drawing, handwritten and stenciled text, transferred photographs, and sumptuous glaze, at close range viewers apprehend darker subjects and narrative hints to environmental disaster and Nationality: British. Get this from a library! Grayson Perry. [Jacky Klein] -- The author explores ceramicist Grayson Perry's work through a discussion of his major themes and subjects which are complemented by a series of commentaries on individual pieces by the artist himself.


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