Thursday, 21 June 2012

Working class hero from Chelmsford

A great quote from Grayson Perry in the Guardian: “I have a thick crust of Islington but if you cut me, you find Essex there. The tone of my taste decisions is often very Essex, but I put an Islington spin on them. That might be the deciding fact in my entire oeuvre.”
Grayson is possibly the greatest transvestite artist ever to come from Chelmsford. His C4 programme All In the Best Possible Taste has been brilliant on taste and class (oh dear we have the Penguin covers mugs, but thankfully no Aga) and his exhibition of the Tim Rakewell tapestries, The Vanity of Small Differences, at the Victoria Miro Gallery in Islington is definitely recommended. 

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