5th March 2025 – Pots and Frocks: The World of Grayson Perry

Wednesday 5th March 2025

Pots and Frocks: The World of Grayson Perry

Ian Swankie

Best known for his outlandish appearances dressed as his feminine alter ego Claire, Grayson Perry is now a core part of the art establishment, a Knight of the Realm, Turner Prize winner, Royal Academician and a popular broadcaster. His works include ceramics, textiles, tapestries and prints. Often controversial, he holds a mirror up to modern society. This lecture will examine Grayson Perry’s work, his thought-provoking exhibitions, and the unique character inside the flamboyant frocks.

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With a contagious enthusiasm for art and architecture, Ian Swankie is an official guide at Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Guildhall Art Gallery and St Paul’s Cathedral. He is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Art Scholars, one of the City livery companies.

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