Shirley Hughes Hero on a Bicycle Book launch
9th May 2012
Illustrationcupboard is delighted to host, in association with Walker Books, Hero on a Bicycle, by Shirley Hughes.
We are proud to be exhibiting artwork that accompanies the book alongside other artwork by Shirley in our Spring Exhibition.
The Famous Five 70th Anniversary: House of Illustration Silent Auction
19th - 30th April 2012
On Thursday 19th April the House of Illustration launched a silent auction of five original pieces of Famous Five Anniversary Edition cover artwork by Quentin Blake, Helen Oxenbury, Emma Chichester Clark, Oliver Jeffers and Chris Riddell.
The artwork is on display at the gallery where bidding continues until the 30th of April 2012.
Debra McFarlane and The Folio Society
11th - 28th April 2012
The Folio Society has been synonymous with fine binding and beautifully illustrated books since its origins in 1947. Since then many of its classic editions have been illustrated by leading artists. As well as patronising those well-known The Folio Society has also given many younger talents their first opportunity for success. Such a one is Debra McFarlane who has now published eight books with The Folio Society, of which her impressive Peter Pan and Wendy and The Pink Fairy Book have been best-sellers.
The Folio Society has produced exquisite hardback editions of the world’s greatest books since 1947. Elegant binding designs, specially commissioned illustrations and introductions by writers are all hallmarks of Folio editions. There are over 400 titles available in fiction, history, biography, science, children’s literature, humour, poetry and more.
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Rumpole of the Bailey - Celebrating John Mortimer
20 February - 10 March 2012
An exhibition of the original book illustration artwork by Tony Healey
Illustrationcupboard celebrates barrister and writer John Mortimer, a much-loved and well missed larger than life character who is best-known for his literary legal creation Rumpole of the Bailey. This series of books that was immortalised on television by the actor Leo McKern has been a best-seller for decades.