Grayson Perry is a renowned British potter, writer, lecturer, and broadcaster who explores central themes of humanity, including identity, gender, social status, sexuality, and religion. In 2003, Perry became the first ceramist to receive Britain’s prestigious Turner Prize. He has shown his work internationally while writing provocative books like “Descent of Man” and “Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in its Struggle to be Understood.”
Presented as part of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ School of Art in partnership with the Everson Museum of Art as the 11th Annual Ceramic Arts Lecture.
This event was first published on February 24, 2021 and last updated on March 18, 2021.