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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.