Exhibition

Grayson Perry’s The Vanity of Small Differences Exhibition

Dates 29 Jun 2022 - 25 Sep 2022
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Explore Grayson Perry's incredible exhibition, The Vanity of Small Differences this summer

The exhibition consists of six huge tapestries, each marking a point in the ‘class journey’ of the protagonist, Tim Rakewell. Inspired by William Hogarth’s The Rake’s Progress, the exhibition includes many of the characters, incidents and objects Grayson Perry encountered on journeys through Sunderland, Tunbridge Wells and The Cotswolds when filming a series for Channel 4.

No additional booking required, the exhibition is included in standard Cathedral entry.  Please note the Cathedral is only open until 12:00 on Thursday 30 June. 

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The Vanity of Small Differences is jointly owned by the Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London and the British Council Collection. 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 Alix Partners.

The UK tour of the tapestries is supported by the Art Fund and the Sfumato Foundation.

Grayson Perry, The Upper Class at Bay, 2012, Wool, cotton, acrylic, polyester and silk tapestry, Edition of 6 plus 2 APs, 200 x 400 cm © Grayson Perry. Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro

29 Jun 2022 | 10:00 The Vanity of Small Differences Opening Day
29 Jun 2022 | 10:00
The Vanity of Small Differences Opening Day
25 Sep 2022 | 12:00 The Vanity of Small Differences Closing Day
25 Sep 2022 | 12:00
The Vanity of Small Differences Closing Day