© The Artist Gift of the Artist and Victoria Miro Gallery with the support of Channel 4 Televsion and the Art Fund, and additional support from AlixPartners


Grayson Perry (1960 – )


200 X 400 CM
Jaquard woven tapestries in wool, silk, cotton, acrylic and polyester, With cotton warp.
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From a set of six tapestries  that chart the ‘class journey’ made by young Tim Rakewell and include many of the characters, incidents and objects Grayson Perry encountered on journeys through Sunderland, Tunbridge Wells and The Cotswolds for  the television series In the best possible taste  Grayson Perry, the artist took his inspiration from Hogarth’s A Rake’s Progress.

Watch In the best possible taste  Grayson Perry at

The Arts Council Collection has launched an app with commentary from the artist, art historical references and a guide to the making of the works. This is Perry’s first app and will give users the chance to see the tapestries up close with detailed zoom facilities