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06 March 2019Pots and Frocks: the world of Grayson Perry, from Essex potter to national treasure
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Pots and Frocks: the world of Grayson Perry, from Essex potter to national treasure Ian Swankie Wednesday 06 March 2019

Widely known for his appearances dressed as his alter ego, Claire, Grayson Perry RA is now a core part of the art establishment. His works of ceramics, textiles, tapestries and prints are highly sought after. This talk will examine Grayson Perry's works, his exciting and thought-provoking exhibitions and look at the character inside the flamboyant frocks.