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Paper work – the British Museum shows off its collection of contemporary drawings Related Press Paper work – the British Museum shows off its collection of contemporary drawings 4 November 2019, Apollo Magazine

Anish Kapoor, Louise Bourgeois, Rachel Whiteread, Gerhard Richter. These may not be names that spring to mind when you think of the British Museum, but they all have work filed away in its extensive a

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Grayson Perry on becoming a national treasure, Trump, and how everything means nothing Related Press Grayson Perry on becoming a national treasure, Trump, and how everything means nothing 22 January 2018, Wallpaper*

Home to tycoons, tennis stars, and the Swarovski’s winter residence, a 412-acre luxury estate in south Florida is not the first place you’d expect to find Grayson Perry’s transvestite alter-ego Clare

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Private Territories: Room and House Work Related Press Private Territories: Room and House Work 2 March 2017, The Quietus

In The Poetics of Space, first translated into English in 1964, Gaston Bachelard wrote: 'a house that has been experienced is not an inert box. Inhabited space transcends geometrical space.' This se

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Grayson Perry: 'Boys think they're breaking the man contract if they cry' Related Press Grayson Perry: 'Boys think they're breaking the man contract if they cry' 6 May 2016, The Guardian

The morning I am due to meet Grayson Perry for a discussion on masculinity, my own issues on the topic are brought into sharp focus. In particular, I think about my cold towel. It’s cold because the rail on which it hangs no longer emits heat – the fuse has blown and I am waiting for my dad to visit so he can change it. If it is true...

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'My Pretty Little Art Career': Grayson Perry at MCA, Sydney Related Press 'My Pretty Little Art Career': Grayson Perry at MCA, Sydney 28 April 2016, ArtAsiaPacific

“It’s about time a transvestite potter from Essex won the Turner,” declared Grayson Perry as he accepted Britain’s leading contemporary art award in 2003, in a frilly purple Little Bo Peep outfit, dressed as his feminine alter-ego character “Claire.”

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Lessons we can learn from the Turner Prize Related Press Lessons we can learn from the Turner Prize 9 December 2015, AnOther Magazine

Ever since its foundation in 1984, the Turner Prize, named after prolific painter JMW Turner, has been uniquely placed in the British art industry; it straddles respect and derision with a charismatic nonchalance, one foot in the aristocracy and the other in the dirt – making it slightly idiosyncratic in its approach and all the more...

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ARTINTERNATIONAL gathers artists and galleries in Istanbul Related Press ARTINTERNATIONAL gathers artists and galleries in Istanbul 17 August 2015, 13 August 2015

World-renowned art fair ARTINTERNATIONAL, which will be held in Turkey for the first time this year, will host several art galleries and artists from around the world, among which are the Victoria Miro Art Gallery, Catalan painter Joan Miro, Alex Katz and many others. Founded in London in 1985 and one of the most important contemporary art...

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Light shows and pink feathers: how Art Basel 2015 took over Hong Kong Related Press Light shows and pink feathers: how Art Basel 2015 took over Hong Kong 18 March 2015, Wallpaper Magazine

Art Basel swept into Hong Kong this week sparking a creativity frenzy that spread well beyond the 233 galleries showing in the city’s monolithic convention centre as everyone from up-and-coming young local designers to international galleries and fashion designers jumped on for the ride.

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Duncan Campbell Turner Prize Winner 2014 Related Press Duncan Campbell Turner Prize Winner 2014 2 December 2014, Anita Singh for The Telegraph UK / 1 December 2014

Duncan Campbell is the winner of this year’s Turner Prize with a 54-minute film that even the chairman of the jury described as “a bit baffling”. Campbell’s film, It for Others (2013), is a montage of Marxist economics, contemporary dance, comedy ketchup bottles, African tribal masks and images of the IRA member Joe McCann.

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Chinese Academy Buys Grayson Perry Tapestry Related Press Chinese Academy Buys Grayson Perry Tapestry 16 May 2014, Gareth Harris for The Art Newspaper / 14 May 2014

The China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, one of the country’s most prestigious art schools, has bought The Walthamstow Tapestry, 2009, by the British artist Grayson Perry, its first acquisition by a foreign living artist. “This is a bold thing for a Chinese public institution to collect,” says Simon Kirby, the East Asia affiliate at...

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