Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in its Struggle to Be Understood

Grayson Perry

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 25th Feb '16

£9.99

Shows that any of us can appreciate art. Based on his hugely popular BBC Radio 4 Reith Lectures and full of pictures, this title presents the author’s personal journey through the art world that answers the basic questions that might occur to us in an art gallery but seem too embarrassing to ask.

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Description

‘I have never read such a stimulating short guide to art’ Lynn Barber, Sunday Times Now 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 this book Playing to the Gallery and not ‘Sucking up to an Academic Elite’). Based on his hugely popular BBC Radio 4 Reith Lectures and full of pictures, this funny, personal journey through the art world answers the basic questions that might occur to us in an art gallery but seem too embarrassing to ask.

Additional information

Weight 0.139 kg
Dimensions 10 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 144