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Well known artist, and much revered creative Grayson Perry has seen his new work out on tour. It previously took in the Shipley Art Gallery, and you can read our full story about that here.

Two large-scale tapestries depicting the dramatic and fascinating life of Julie Cope are on display at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens until Sunday 4th November. The textile work really needs seen to be believed, and Sunderland has pulled off a real coup in getting this after a well-received run at the Shipley Art Gallery.

Laura Doyle’s wonderful article linked above really does capture this unique display well, though, let’s use Grayson’s own words to really entice you along as he depicts “the trials, tribulations, celebrations and mistakes of an average life.”

Julie Cope’s Grand Tour is at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens until Sunday 4th November.

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