Quentin Blake’s Beatrix Potter

Quentin Blake's original illustrations for Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots

See Quentin Blake’s original drawings for Beatrix Potter’s newly re-discovered story The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots Illustrating Beatrix Potter’s newly re-discovered story An exhibition of Quentin Blake’s original illustrations for The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots, the recently re-discovered unpublished Beatrix Potter manuscript, to be published as a book on

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Still time to see the AOI World Illustration Awards Exhib 2016

AOI World Illustration Awards 2016

Returning to Somerset House for a fifth year, the World Illustration Awards Exhibition presents highlights from this year’s shortlist of contemporary illustration, entered by emerging and established talent to the Association of Illustrators’ (AOI) annual competition. This exhibition presents over 50 of the very best artworks across

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Picture books from Soviet Russia

picture books from Soviet Russia

At the end of May there will be a major exhibition of rarely seen picture books from Soviet Russia at the House of Illustration. With their perfect blend of typography, design and illustration and with subjects ranging from folk tales and contemporary children’s verse to books on the modern world and Soviet education, the subjects are brought to life with bold colours, dynamic shapes and playful layouts.

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Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age Exhibition

Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age

In 1957 Russia launched the world’s first artificial satellite, Sputnik, into space and just four years later sent the first ever human – Yuri Gagarin. The graphics from this period are well worth seeing at the Science Museum in London. From the Science Museum: Explore the historical,

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Two exhibitions not to miss!

Illustration exhibitions

Two exhibitions have recently opened in London. Tate Modern’s retrospective of the stunning works by Russian-French abstract artist illustrator Sonia Delaunay and the Dulwich Picture Gallery’s major exhibition of the magnificent watercolours of artist and illustrator Eric Ravilious.

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2105 Ghost Stories Book Illustration Competition on display now.

Longlist for The Book Illustration Competition 2015 is on display now.

House of Illustration is delighted to announce that the longlist for The Book Illustration Competition 2015 will be on display to the public in a three-week free exhibition at House of Illustration from Tuesday 3 February 2015. Selected out of hundreds of illustrations, from 24 countries across

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The London Illustration Fair 2014

London Illustration Fair 2014

This December 5th, 6th and 7th why not visit the London Illustration Fair 2014? Showcasing over 20 artists hand picked by a highly esteemed judging panel, The London Illustration Fair 2014 will be the third event to date and the second focusing directly on individual artists and

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Illustrations of WW1 at the Fitzwilliam in Cambridge

Allied flags fly on the forts of the Dardanelles by Eduardo Garcia Benito

La Grande Guerre: French prints of the First World War The first seven months of World War I are dramatically illustrated in the colour lithographs and woodcuts of the series La Grande Guerre. Scenes of action in the form of battles, sieges and airstrikes are punctuated by

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