Inspired by Hogarth’s morality tale, A Rake’s Progress, Perry’s tapestries (on display in Salisbury from 29 June 2022) follow the socially-mobile life of fictional character Tim Rakewell from infancy to untimely death.
Image: Grayson Perry, Expulsion from Number 8 Eden Close, 2012
Wool, cotton, acrylic, polyester and silk tapestry
200 x 400 cm, 78 3/4 x 157 1/2in
© the artist, courtesy Victoria Miro, London / Venice