Quentin Blake: Inside Stories

@ Laing Art Gallery

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11 March 2017 - 08 July 2017

Open all during during gallery opening hours

This exhibition from House of Illustration gives a unique insight into the origins of some of Quentin Blake’s most characteristic and popular creations, from his illustrations for Roald Dahl’s classic Children’s books to The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams. Inside Stories demonstrates Blake’s use of a wide range of different techniques and media including inks, watercolours and pastels to create his distinctive and unforgettable illustrations.

First roughs, storyboards and finished artworks demonstrate how Blake’s ideas evolve, often in close collaboration with the authors. The exhibition also features his illustrations for books by John Yeoman, Russell Hoban and Michael Rosen, Inside Stories brings together more than 100 pieces of original art.

Venue
Laing Art Gallery
New Bridge Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8AG

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