A new name for House of Illustration

Quentin Blake

The wonderful House of Illustration has a new name. It’s now known as the Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration and always has a plethora of exhibitions, workshops and news updates across the UK. Not only that, they’re transforming a fascinating but forgotten heritage site in Clerkenwell into

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Raymond Briggs Retrospective in Cambridge

Fungus the Bogeyman by Raymond Briggs illustrator

A wonderful opportunity to see the artwork from some of Raymond Briggs’s books and novels. Raymond Briggs (1934-2022) is best-known for silent picturebook The Snowman (1978). But over a 60-year career, Briggs created illustrated books on themes from family relationships and grief to social mobility and political

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The Turner Contemporary Open 2022

The Turner Contemporary Open

Over 10 years on from Turner Contemporary’s first Open, and in celebration of the gallery’s 10th anniversary, Turner Contemporary is pleased to present The Turner Contemporary Open. This ambitious exhibition celebrates and showcases the wealth of artistic talent in Kent and Medway. It includes works by both

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George Him: A Polish Designer for Mid-Century Britain

George Him: A Polish Designer for Mid-Century Britain

A new graphics show opens in London at the end of January 2020. House of Illustration are showing the first ever retrospective of the Polish-Jewish émigré George Him, who brought European modernist aesthetics to British graphic design. The exhibition spans his long and versatile career as both

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Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics

Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics

House of Illustration is showing an unprecedented exhibition of original Cuban propaganda posters and magazines. Much of Cuba’s iconic graphic design is instantly recognizable the world over. But alongside the familiar image of Che Guevara, Cuban artists have produced uncompromising design and illustration to deliver Cuba’s revolutionary

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Picturing Science by Marie Neurath

Picturing Science by Marie Neurath

House of Illustration is currently showing ‘Picturing Science’, an exhibition demonstrating the process of transformation from early ideas for picture books, research documents and initial sketches to final page spreads and bold book covers.

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