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Perry, Grayson

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00300061
Perry, Grayson

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 24 March 1960, in Chelmsford.

Ceramicist, film maker, curator.

Grayson Perry studied at Braintree College of Further Education from 1978 to 1979 and Portsmouth Polytechnic from 1979 to 1982. He moved to London in 1983 and joined a film and performance group called the Neo-Naturists. Perry took a series of evening classes in pottery and soon began to find fame as a ceramicist. He was awarded the Turner Prize in ...

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Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass ; Film and Video Art ; Photography and Photographs ; Contemporary Art ; 20th-Century Art

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