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Self-portrait as Margaret Thatcher in a pink power-suit — by Grayson Perry

Offset by a blood-spattered backdrop, this is just one of many startling images from Grayson’s colourful sketchbooks, dating from the 1980s

16 April 2016

9:00 AM

16 April 2016

9:00 AM

Sketchbooks Grayson Perry

Particular Books, pp.208, £40, ISBN: 9781846149054

Well, he’s back. Though you’d be forgiven for thinking he’d never been away. Fresh from delivering the Reith lectures, exhibitions nationwide, various television shows for Channel 4, countless broadsheet interviews, building his ‘dream house’ in Essex and much else besides, Grayson Perry is back.

His latest offering is a book of sketches, selected from across his career.

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