Grayson Perry, Map of Truths and Beliefs (detail)

Grayson Perry at the British Museum In a sort of treasure hunt that questions the concept of civilisation, Perry's new works are ensconced among the objects in the museum's permanent collections. Here, Grayson Perry, Map of Truths and Beliefs (detail)

Potter Artist Grayson Perry (British: 1960 - ) Grayson Perry is the transvestite potter who won the 2003 Turner Prize, picking up the award dressed as "Claire".

Potter Artist Grayson Perry (British: 1960 - ) Grayson Perry is the transvestite potter who won the 2003 Turner Prize, picking up the award dressed as "Claire" - Artist at work!

From 'The Vanity of Small Differences' By Grayson Perry. Expulsion From Number 8 Eden Close  Grayson Perry tapestry

Hogarth revisited: Grayson Perry uses tapestries to tackle taste and class

From 'The Vanity of Small Differences' By Grayson Perry. Expulsion From Number 8 Eden Close Grayson Perry tapestry.saw this at Croome Park.

Grayson Perry, as Claire the mother of all battles

Grayson Perry, Claire as the mother of all battles, 1996 From Jacky Klein: Grayson Perry, Thames & Hudson

teddys!

Potter Artist Grayson Perry (British: don't you wish you could meet her.

The shrine - complete with teddy Alan Measles - on the back of Grayson Perry's motorbike.

Why did BBC use Grayson Perry as expert on spending cuts ...and why did they spend licence money on his bizarre bike tour of Germany?

Grayson Perry was paid by Radio 4 to ride round Germany on a customised pink motorcycle with his childhood teddy, called Alan Measles, encased in a shrine on the back.

Grayson Perry - his childhood teddy - Alan Measles rides pillion in his personal shrine. Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman exhibition, The British Museum 2011

Grayson Perry and Alan Measles aboard the Nurburgring motor racing circuit, Germany, 2010

Map of Nowhere  by Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry and situated knowledges: Map of Nowhere

Grayson Perry's Map of Nowhere is inspired by the symbolic medieval 'mappa mundi', and in particular the Ebstorf Map of this is a satirical and irreverent mapping of Perry's personal world view.


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