This unusual self-portrait featured in Grayson Perry's 2014 television series Who Are You? Perry depicts himself as a walled city, with areas corresponding to his events, experiences and emotions.

Streets labelled 'Alpha Masculinity' and 'Common Humanity' meet at buildings named 'Reptilian Brain' and 'Sexism', while the outskirts of the town are dotted with miniature portraits of individuals who feature prominently in Perry's psyche, from Bradley Wiggins to Philip Larkin.

Provenance

The artist.


Victoria Art Gallery

Pulteney Bridge, Bath, Somerset, BA2 4AT
01225 477233
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Opening times

Daily, 10.30am–5pm Closed 25, 26 Dec & 1 Jan

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