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Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences

Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences

Location: Birmingham Museum

14th February 2014 - 11th May 2014

The Vanity of Small Differences is a series of six tapestries by Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry. They explore his fascination with taste and tell a story of class mobility.

The tapestries were created alongside his 2012 TV series All in the Best Possible Taste and feature a number of people, events and objects he experienced during the filming. 

In Gallery 20. Free.

Download the Grayson Perry app and see the tapestries up-close. Listen to Grayson Perry talking about each of the six tapestries, and find out more about the symbolism and making of the works. Available on the app store for £1.99.

Image credit: Expulsion from Number 8 Eden Close (detail), 2012 by Grayson Perry © the artist

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London and British Council. Gift of the artist and Victoria Miro Gallery with the support of Channel 4 Television, the Art Fund and Sfumato Foundation with additional support from AlixPartners.