PREVIEW: Enid Marx: Print,Pattern and Popular Art, House of Illustration

The House of Illustration’s latest exhibition coincides with the 20th anniversary of the textile designer, printmaker and illustrator’s death.  The exhibition will bring together over 150 pieces of the artist’s work and will be one of the most comprehensive retrospectives of her work. Enid Marx is best known for her  fabrics for London Transport’s tube seats… Read More

NEWS: House of Illustration Announces 2018 Exhibitions

The House of Illustration has announced details of its 2018 exhibition programme.  Label for tinned flatfish, collection of Nicholas Bonner, image courtesy of Phaidon Study for Chevron, pencil and gouache on paper, 1937 © Estate of Enid Marx The venue’s 2018 programme will begin with Made in Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK   which will be displayed… Read More

PREVIEW: Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification, House of Illustration

This new display at the House of Illustration will focus on the drawings of Lucinda Rogers whose work concentrates on London’s changing landscape and is the forth commission from the House of  Illustration.    On display from the 28th October, Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification will feature a number of large-scale drawings which capture the gentrification… Read More

PREVIEW: Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen, House of Illustration

The House of Illustration’s upcoming exhibition will examine the extensive production designs by Gerald Scarfe.  On display from the 22nd September, the House of Illustration’s latest exhibition will examine the celebrated political cartoonist’s little known contribution to the performing arts, helping to design some of the most high-profile productions of the last 50 years. Featuring over one… Read More

PREVIEW: Quentin Blake: The Life of Birds, House of Illustration

On display in the House of Illustration’s Quentin Blake Gallery from the 5th May, the exhibition will focus on Blake’s fascination with birds.  Curated by Quentin Blake himself, the exhibition is the first to specifically concentrate on his drawings of birds – a theme that has fascinated him throughout his career. The Life of Birds… Read More

PREVIEW: Jo Brocklehurst: Nobodies and Somebodies, House of Illustration

The first retrospective of the artist’s career will take place at the House of Illustration from the 3rd February until the 14th May.  Often compared with the work of Austrian artist Egon Schiele, Jo Brocklehurst’s work is being displayed at the House of Illustration from next month. Featuring her best known works from the 1980’s, which… Read More