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The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman. Grayson Perry

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The Tomb of an Unknown Craftsman is of a treasure hoard from a distinct civilisation. The difference is that it is a civilisation of one. The territory it springs from is my imagination...The relationship between my personal themes and obsessions and the vastness of world culture as represented in the British Museum is like a narrow pilgrimage trail across an infinite plai ...more
Hardcover, 201 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by British Museum Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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Aug 17, 2014 Graham rated it really liked it
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The book of the brilliant exhibition at the British Museum, and a very good reminder. Not a lot of text, but it is provocative. Would be good to hear or read Perry expounding his views in more detail, e.g. in his recent Reith lectures.
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