My first visit to House of Illustration was to see the inaugural exhibition
'Quentin Blake : Inside Stories'. It was incredible! not only is the space
absolutely beautiful but it was a fascinating and intimate exhibition
which I thoroughly enjoyed.
There were story boards and early sketches and original painted
illustrations from five of the books he has worked on. I particularly
enjoyed seeing work from ‘The Twits’ and Michael Rosen’s ‘Sad Book’.
Highly recommended, go and see it before it ends on November 2nd.
Beautiful work by Leah Reena Goren, lusting after the girls faces dress.
Find more about Leah here:
‘The Museum of Broken Relationships’
These are some photos I took in the ‘Museum of Broken Relationships’ by
Olinka Vistika and Drazen Grubisic. I spent quite a while in here pouring
over all of the items and the stories that went with them.
These were a few of my favourites stories and items.
‘Dear Cathy and Claire: an Exhibition of Letters to Jackie Magazine’s
Famous Agony Aunts’
The ‘Museum of Broken Relationships’ and ‘Dear Cathy and Claire: an
Exhibition of Letters to Jackie Magazine’s Famous Agony Aunts’ are a
part of Southbank Centre’s ‘Festival of Love’. You can find both of these
in the festival village and they are open until late most nights.
Nicholas John Frith’s new designs for Red Cap Cards have just launched and they are spectacular!