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Ceramic glazed tile, Grayson Perry for FAT Architecture, 2015.
  • Height: 63cm
  • Weight: 30.26kg
  • Width: 44.8cm
  • Depth: 10cm
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Architectural Tile This tile is one of hundreds made for the exterior of A House for Essex, a holiday home near the village of Wrabness designed by the artist Grayson Perry in collaboration with FAT Architecture. Perry has emerged as a vital cultural figure in Britain, chronicling contemporary Britishness through tapestries, ceramics and drawings as well as in his media appearances and lectures. The house is dedicated to Julie, a fictional Essex every-woman, and it tells her life story through decoration and integrated artworks. The tile depicts Julie nude with a large belly and breasts standing in a Romanesque arch. A House for Essex, Perry’s largest artwork, opened in May 2015. --- Julie Tile for A House for Essex 2015 Designed by Grayson Perry and FAT Architecture Manufactured by Shaws of Darwen, Lancashire, UK Glazed ceramic tile Museum no. CD.20-2015 Given by Living Architecture
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record createdSeptember 9, 2015
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