Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in Its


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  • Grayson Perry
  • 06 September 2019

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Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in Its Struggle to Be Understood (Audio Download): Amazon.co.uk: Grayson Perry, Grayson Perry, Penguin Books Ltd: Audible Audiobooks It s easy to feel insecure around art and its appreciation, as though we cannot enjoy certain artworks if we don t have a lot of academic and historical knowledge But if there s one message that I want you to take away it s that anybody can enjoy art and anybody can have a life in the arts even me For even I, an Essex transvestite potter, have been let in by the artworld mafiaNow Grayson Perry is a fully paid up member of the art establishment, he wants to show that any of us can appreciate art after all, there is a reason he s called his book Playing to the Gallery and not Sucking Up to the Academic EliteIn this live recording from the Reith Lectures, he talks about his own funny, personal journey through the art world and answers the basic questions that might occur to us in an art gallery but seem too embarrassing to ask Questions such as What is good or bad art and does it even matter Is there any way to test if something is art, other than a large group of people standing around looking at it Is art still capable of shocking us or have we seen it all before Can you be a lovable character and a serious artist what is a serious artist anyway And what happens if you place a piece of art in a rubbish dump


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