100 Figures: Blake’s Unseen Art

See the renowned artist in a new light at House of Illustration

Friday 5th October 2018 - Sunday 27th January 2019

Quentin Blake in The Quentin Blake Gallery at the House of Illustration, King's CrossAn insight into the creative practice of the world’s most celebrated illustrator

Quentin Blake is known across the globe for his illustrative work, most notably for bringing the characters in Roald Dahl’s children’s books to life. What’s less well-known, is that from his early career until the present day, he has also been a prolific figurative artist.

In this landmark exhibition at House of Illustration, 100 of Blake’s figurative pieces go on display for the first time.

Featuring oil paintings, drawings, and prints, the exhibition gives visitors an unprecedented insight into the creative practice of the world’s most celebrated illustrator. A must-visit for Blake fans.

100 Figures: The Unseen Art of Quentin Blake exhibition is on display from 5 October until 27 January 2019. Book your tickets here.

  • Location

    House of Illustration
    2 Granary Square
    King’s Cross
    N1C 4BH

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