Grayson Perry

Small Differences

Grayson Perry

In collaboration with the Pera Museum and the British Council, the exhibition presented the works of outstanding and iconic contemporary artist Grayson Perry (b. 1960), including largest single body of work titled The Vanity of Small Differences, alongside his ceramics, tapestries, and prints. The exhibition focused on Perry’s interest in the everyday and the different lifestyles of members of society. The artist’s works, rich in both content and colour, feature autobiographical references as well as map contemporary British society and its wider social issues.

The exhibition catalogue presents Perry’s works after winning the Turner Prize in 2003, focusing to his main areas of interests such as issues of religion, sex, politics, class, identity, and modern concerns, and it also includes the essay of the exhibition curator, Linsey Young on the artist’s career as well as Grayson Perry’s interview by the art critic Jacky Klein.

Publication Year: 2015
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6 Foreword
Suna, İnan & İpek Kıraç

8 Foreword
Emma Dexter & Margaret Jack

14 Grayson Perry, Small Differences
Linsey Young

20 Grayson Perry: Interview with Jacky Klein

28 Catalogue

91 Biography

Grayson Perry

The works of outstanding contemporary artist and 2003 Turner Prize winner Grayson Perry (b. 1960) were exhibited at Pera Museum, including tapestries, ceramics and prints.

Grayson Perry