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Grayson Perry

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ISBN-10: 0500290806

ISBN-13: 9780500290804

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Jacky Klein

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Grayson Perry, renowned for his ceramic vases decorated with shocking, unconventional imagery, rose to fame in 2003 when he won the Turner Prize, collecting the award wearing a lilac babydoll dress and red pumps. Perry’s hard-hitting yet exquisite work, which also includes tapestry, prints, sculpture, and drawing, references his own upbringing and his life as a transvestite while engaging with broader issues, from war and religion to politics and sex. This monograph, now updated and expanded, explores Perry's work through a discussion of his major themes and subjects. Jacky Klein’s text is complemented by intimate and insightful commentaries on individual pieces by the artist, giving…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Thames & Hudson, Limited
Publication date: 3/4/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 9.25" wide x 12.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.718
Language: English

Jacky Klein is an art historian and writer specializing in twentieth-century contemporary art. Formerly a curator at London's Hayward Gallery, she is the co-author with Suzy Klein of What Is Contemporary Art? A Children's Guide .