The Life of Birds

The first exhibition uncovering Quentin Blake’s personal drawings of birds

Friday 19th May 2017 - Sunday 1st October 2017

This exhibition, curated by Quentin Blake himself, is the first ever to examine a theme that has intrigued him throughout his career – birds.

It shows a series of original drawings from his personal archive, revealing a kindly but penetrating commentary on the human condition. The subtleties of the birds’ interactions show Blake’s mastery of conveying emotion through expression and gesture, a hallmark of his illustrations.

Buy exhibition tickets here. House of Illustration can be found just off Granary Square and is open 10:00 – 18:00, Tuesday – Sunday.

House of Illustration,2 Granary Square,King’s Cross,London,N1C 4BH London The Life of Birds
  • Location

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

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