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Guardian urges readers to vote for first LGBT 007

‘A James Bond for the 21st century has to reflect the new century’s gender diversity as part of its core values, which is why we urge readers to vote for Grayson Perry as the new 007.’

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Posted: Aug 15th, 2015
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Turner Prize to be ‘artist-free’

a worthy winner next year: the most important work since 'Dunk' from 1983From next year, works which come with an artist’s name attached will be disqualified from the prestigious contemporary art prize’s selection process. Instead, judges will concentrate on works that have not been made by artists.

‘The very idea of artists has now been totally discredited by new and exciting works like ‘James Milner’s Shin Pads’,’ explained chief Judge Mike Smythe. ‘These exist free of the bourgeois taint of personality cult. No formal ‘artist’ has been involved, strictly speaking.’

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Posted: Dec 2nd, 2014
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Art world ‘out of touch’ claims artist’s cross-dressing teddy-loving alter-ego

‘It’s almost as if artists feel they inhabit a different world of fantasy and self-indulgence, far removed from the everyday,’ said Perry, wearing a puff-sleeved dress and too much rouge.

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Posted: Oct 26th, 2011
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