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Exhibitions

Grayson Perry - heir to Lewis Caroll and William Blake

Perry comes of age in Provincial Punk, a retrospective at the Turner Contemporary that confirms his place in the English oddball tradition

30 May 2015

9:00 AM

30 May 2015

9:00 AM

Grayson Perry: Provincial Punk

Turner Contemporary, Margate, until 13 September

At the Turner Prize dinner of 2003, as the winner, Grayson Perry, took a photo call with his family wearing a girlish dress and huge bow in his hair, a German contemporary artist who was sitting at the same table leant over and hissed in my ear, ‘Only in England!’ He got it right in more than one way.

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