Grayson Perry, Our Town, 2022. Colour Etching. Sheet size: 109.5 x 161 cm, 43 1/8 x 63 3/8 in Ⓒ Grayson Perry. Courtesy the artist, Paragon | Contemporary Editions Ltd and Victoria Miro.

Royal Scottish Academy (presented by National Galleries of Scotland)

Saturday 22nd July 2023 – Sunday 12th November 20233

This summer, the biggest ever exhibition of Sir Grayson Perry’s work will take place at the National Galleries of Scotland. Covering his 40-year career, Grayson Perry: Smash Hits will take over the Upper Galleries of the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh. This exhibition offers an exclusive look at the celebrated artist’s lifetime of creation. Perry has gone from taking evening classes in pottery to winning the Turner Prize, presenting television programmes on Channel 4 and writing acclaimed books. Always keen to do the unexpected, pottery allowed him the opportunity to indulge his fascination with sex, punk, and counterculture amongst other things, in the most unlikely and polite of art forms. Today, he is one of Britain’s most celebrated artists and cultural figures. 

Grayson Perry: Smash Hits not only includes his most famous works, but also the first pieces he made as a student in Portsmouth. One such treasure is Perry’s earliest plate, Kinky Sex (1983), made during his first week at evening class.

We are providing a rare opportunity to enjoy an exclusive private viewing of this world class exhibition.

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