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Looking at Graphic Novels with Alexis Deacon
13 -30 July 2016
Looking At Graphic Novels with Alexis Deacon
13 July – 30 July 2016
Graphic novels are an exciting area of the ever-expanding illustration domain. With a rich historical province in both Asia and continental Europe this tradition is now become fast a growing and exciting area of publishing in Britain, with many leading artist turning their talents and attention to his often wordless medium. Appealing to all ages these stories and the images depicted therein are often challenging and controversial in their themes – but also thought-provoking.
This showcase exhibition here at Illustrationcupboard Gallery highlights the work of a number of artist the gallery is fortunate to represent, and features in particular Alexis Deacon and his newly published GEIS, (Nobrow £15.99). Alexis will be on hand here at the gallery on Wednesday 20 July between 6-8pm to speak about his knowledge and interest in Graphic Novels and give a gallery tour of the work we have on exhibition.
Signed books and original artwork is for sale.
GEORGE BUTLER AND LONDON ART WEEK
1 - 8 JULY
George Butler and London Art Week at Illustrationcupboard Gallery.>
Once again we are delighted to host London Art Week with Crispian Riley-Smith Old Master Drawings. This annual London-based international festival celebrates all things Fine Art with a focus on Master Drawings.
We will be showing a selection of new artwork, watercolours and drawings by the superb young talented reportage artist George Butler - Winner of the V&A Illustration Award, 2012.
Artist event: George Butler will be giving an evening lecture and slide talk at 6pm on WEDNESDAY 6 JULY. This is a ticketed event and places are limited to 20, each ticket is £20. Please contact the gallery to obtain a reservation.
George will be speaking about his recent trips to Afghanistan and central Asia. EARLY BOOKING ADVISED AS THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT.
SHAUN TAN - A SURREALIST VISION
11 MAY - 18 JUNE
A MAJOR SOLO EXHIBITION
A SERIOUS COLLECTION OF IMPRESSIVE AND ICONIC NEWLY RELEASED ARTWORK FROM SHAUN TAN WILL OPEN FOR VIEWING AND PURCHASE ON 11 MAY 2016.
THIS IS THE SINGLE MOST IMPRESSIVE COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL ARTWORK BY SHAUN TAN YET.