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Hogarth revisited: Grayson Perry uses tapestries to tackle taste and class

From 'The Vanity of Small Differences' By Grayson Perry. Expulsion From Number 8 Eden Close Grayson Perry tapestry

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Grayson Perry, more well known for his ceramics cross dressing but this is an embroidery of his. It says what I believe!

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Grayson Perry: "I love fakes for they make us think about what it is we see in the authentic. About how much of our awe in front of a great historical artefact is in its inherent beauty and how much is to do with its auspicious provenance."

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Grayson Perry, Map of Days, 2012–2013 Courtesy the Artist and Paragon Press, London. © Grayson Perry

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Grayson Perry: The Walthamstow tapestry, 2009 (detail)

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