Take a tour through the history of modern art with this beautifully detailed design. Your very own piece of Grayson Perry art to wear or frame.
'In the second world war pilots were given maps printed on silk to help them escape if they were shot down over enemy territory. This scarf is a social and cultural map to help aspiring artists navigate the hostile territory on their way to being accepted by the establishment.' - Grayson Perry
The artwork details a fictional artist’s journey from birth to success, naming the artists, experiences and influences they encounter along the way. The text of this journey reads:
Start here, Walt Disney, Play, Vincent Van Gogh, Rolf Harris, John Constable, Anish Kapoor, Louise Bourgeois, Inspirational Teacher, Rachel Whiteread, Picasso, Rene Magritte, Edward Hopper, Teenage Pupation, David Hockney, Jackson Pollock, Art School, Trainee Bohemians, Marcel Duchamp, Banksy, Beryl Cook, Jack Vettriano, Sex, Drugs & Rock & Roll, Francis Bacon, Bridget Riley, Gilbert & George, Art Dealer, Hirst, Money Celebrity Fashion Drugs, Networking, Carl Andre, Choices, Takahashi Murakami, Andy Warhol, Hard work, Gerhard Richter, Henri Matisse, Group Show, Jeff Koons, Art magazines, Solo Show, Trendy curator, BOOM, Free Entry, TAT MODERNE
Made from 100% silk, it's presented in a responsibly sourced paper gift box.