The Grayson Perry Tapestries | University of Oxford

The Grayson Perry Tapestries

Speaker
Alice Foster, art historian
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 15:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£5/£4 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended
Grayson Perry's six large tapestries, The Vanity of Small Differences, epitomise a particular understanding of Englishness in terms of class and culture. This talk looks at these works in the context of the history of art, revealing their true relevance to the present day.