- Grayson Perry exhibition, a real first in France
- Meeting between two universes : the extravagance of Grayson Perry with the know-how of Monnaie de Paris
First exhibition in France dedicated to the famous britain artist Grayson Perry, "Vanité, Identité, Sexualité" takes place between the 19/10/2018 and the 03/02/2019 in Monnaie de Paris. His art works in ceramic, metal, the tapestries and the engravings are all about ironic and clashing reflections concerning universal questions regarding the identity, the gender, the social class, the religion and the sexuality.
Grayson Perry plays with his own identity which becomes part of his art work and goes further the ends of world art. Autobiographical references to the artist childhood, his family and his alter ego Claire, are linked with questions regarding the truth and the make-believe, the social class, the trends and the status of the artist against the one of the craftmen.
Since 2009, Grayson Perry worked on tapestries : he highlights the eccentricities and features of the britain contemporary life instead of mythologic scenes or historic battles. He uses this old allegorical form to denounce the social differences, which are still supported today.
To highlight one of the most famosus tapêstries of the artist, the Comfort Blanket art work will be developped in 29 x 10.5 cm panoramic post card. The Comfort Blanket art work shows the friendly face of the before Brexit Great Britain thanks to the flamboyant ecstasy of colours.
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