Grayson Perry’s TV Art Class

Brilliant British artist Grayson Perry (CBE RA) is teaming up with Channel 4 for a television show instructing viewers how to hone their own creative skills. With Grayson’s Art Club, the beloved artist will offer tips on painting, drawing and sculpting. He then hopes to display the work in a future exhibition. Perry tells the Evening Standard, “Accessibility is a part of what I want …

Artist Grayson Perry’s Dresses on Display

UK artist Grayson Perry is perhaps just as well-known as his alter-ego Claire. Since Perry was 15 years old, Claire has existed concurrently—donning wigs and high heels. And, since 2014, Claire has mostly worn dresses designed by students at Central St Martins, thanks to an annual competition for them to create frocks for her. Perry himself is, of course, an established artist but in the …

Grayson Perry Asks “Who Are You?”

Turner Prize winner Grayson Perry has a new exhibition at London’s National Portrait Gallery that’s asking the question, “Who Are You?” The English artist is using non-traditional portraiture techniques to explore self-identity and what it means to be a Brit. Included in his works are 14 portraits—including a self-portrait—composed on vases, posters, banners and even a hijab; the veil that covers Muslim women. Make sure …