The Grayson Perry Tapestries | University of Oxford

The Grayson Perry Tapestries

Alice Foster, art historian
14:00 - 15:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH

Lecture Theatre

Lectures and seminars
£5/£4 concessions
Yes
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.