Grayson Perry, ‘Island of Bad Art’, 2013, Oliver Clatworthy
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Grayson Perry

Island of Bad Art, 2013

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17 3/10 × 23 1/5 in
44 × 59 cm
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Oliver Clatworthy
London

Perry pulls apart the art world by way of a 17th century style map. On close inspection the place …

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Grayson Perry
British, b. 1960
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Winner of the 2003 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 child abuse. Autobiographical references to the artist's childhood, family, and transvestite alter ego Claire are intertwined with his political and allegorical references, creating a challenging conflict between his dark themes and the rich beauty of his works.

Grayson Perry, ‘Island of Bad Art’, 2013, Oliver Clatworthy
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Oliver Clatworthy
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Perry pulls apart the art world by way of a 17th century style map. On close inspection the place names have been replaced with aspects of the art market. Stand back and you notice Venice has been included by no mistake, whilst the whole map reveals its’ self in the shape of a defecating cat. His naughty humour …

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Grayson Perry
British, b. 1960
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Winner of the 2003 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 child abuse. Autobiographical references to the artist's childhood, family, and transvestite alter ego Claire are intertwined with his political and allegorical references, creating a challenging conflict between his dark themes and the rich beauty of his works.

Grayson Perry

Island of Bad Art, 2013

Etching
17 3/10 × 23 1/5 in
44 × 59 cm
Edition PP/80
This is part of a limited edition set.
£16,000
Ships from London, GB
Free shipping worldwide
VAT included in price
Location
London
Locked
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