Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery: The Reith Lectures [Audiobook] download free by Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery: The Reith Lectures Audiobook download free by Grayson Perry
  • Listen audiobook: Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery: The Reith Lectures
  • Author: Grayson Perry
  • Release date: 2014/8/28
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Audiobooks
  • ISBN: 9781910281475
  • Rating: 8.36 of 10
  • Votes: 142
  • Review by: Blake Hirsch
  • Review rating: 7.45 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/23
  • Duration: 3H34M1S in 256 kbps (56.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-27
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MP3, WMA, FLAC, MPEG4, MPEG-4 ALS (compression RAR, GZ, AZW4, ZIP, CBZ)
  • Total pages original book: 284
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M (4.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry gives the 2013 Reith Lectures, presented by Sue Lawley.Marcel Duchamp famously declared that a urinal was a work of art. It sometimes seems that anything qualifies, from a pile of sweets on a gallery floor to an Oscar-winning actress asleep in a box. So how does the ordinary art lover decide? In four lectures recorded in front of audiences in London, Liverpool and Londonderry, self-proclaimed 'transvestite potter' Grayson Perry discusses what makes him an artist, and asks what are the limits of contemporary art. He reflects on the idea of `quality', and examines who and what defines what we see and value as art. The mainstream media seems drawn to the idea of an avant-garde: work is described as 'cutting edge', artists are 'radical', ideas are 'ground-breaking', 'game-changing' or 'revolutionary'. Yet, Perry argues, art has lost its ability to shock; we have seen it all before.Whilst recalling his own journey, from playing with paint as a child to being an award-winning successful artist, he reflects on being an outsider. He asks why men and women have made art throughout history, and discusses its central purpose: to heal psychic wounds and make meaning.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Individual Artists, Art Monographs, Art Theory
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  • Format: Cd-Audio
  • Approximate value: 18.68 USD
  • Dimensions: 125x142x25mm
  • Weight: 202g
  • Printed by: BBC Physical Audio
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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