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    Composition: Melamine
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    • Details: The Vanity of Small Differences, 2012 by Grayson Perry. Melamine table accessory. Limited edition of 1000 pieces, supplied with a signed and numbered certificate. Made exclusively for 2012 was an exceptional year for Grayson Perry, with three critically acclaimed exhibitions in London at the British Museum, Royal Academy of Arts, and Victoria Miro Gallery. "I am interested in modern consumerism and the history of popular design", declares the artist, "but for this project I focus on the emotional investment we make in the things we choose to live with, wear, eat, read or drive". Looking in particular at our homes and the objects we surround ourselves with, and responding to our tastes and what they reveal about us, Perry created The Vanity of Small Differences: six placemats made exclusively for
    • Grayson Perry, winner of the 2003 Turner Prize (the UK’s most prestigious art prize) uses the seductive qualities of ceramics and other art forms to make stealthy comments about societal injustices and hypocrisies, and to explore a variety of historical and contemporary themes. The beauty of his work is what draws us close. Covered with scraffito drawings, handwritten and stenciled texts, photographic transfers and rich glazes, Perry's detailed pots are deeply alluring. He is a great chronicler of contemporary life, drawing us in with wit, affecting sentiment and nostalgia as well as fear and anger. Autobiographical references - to the artist's childhood, his family and his transvestite alter ego Claire - can be read in tandem with debates about décor and decorum and the status of the artist versus that of the artisan, debates which Perry turns on their head. Born in Chelmsford, Essex in 1960, Grayson Perry lives and works in London. Perry has had major solo exhibitions at The British Museum (2011), Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg (2008) and 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan (2007).
    • Dimensions: Depth 8.19 inches , Height 1.48 inches , Width 14.82 inches
    • Product code: 58009566UE
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