• Grayson Perry: 'I'm an unapologetic fetishist'

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    The artist, 58, on art, road rage, teddy bears and his mum's affair with the milkman My childhood was chaotic. Mother had an affair with the milkman, who later became my stepdad and my father left. My stepdad was an angry guy and Mother was a hysterical narcissist. It was a toxic mixture and there was a lot of disruption and violent arguments in the house. I retreated into a fantasy world to protect myself. If I'd had a happy childhood I definitely wouldn't have become the person I am - although a bad childhood isn't a recipe for being a creative person. There are many people in the arts...
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