Ronald Searle ‘Obsessed with drawing’

Earlier this month I visited Ronald Searle ‘Obsessed with drawing’ at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. It is a brilliant exhibition, I had an interest in his work to begin with but I learnt so much more about him by visiting the show! Firstly, I did not even realise he was born in Cambridge and ratherContinue reading “Ronald Searle ‘Obsessed with drawing’”

Cradled in Caricature: Visual humour in satirical prints and drawings

  Earlier this month I visited Cradled in Caricature: Visual humour in satirical prints and drawings at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. The amusing exhibition features work from James Gillray, Glen Baxter and Hogarth. The show includes both humorous pictures and illustrations with a moral message. It is hard to pick highlights from the exhibition asContinue reading “Cradled in Caricature: Visual humour in satirical prints and drawings”

David Kindersley – Alphabetician, The Hidden Face of Lettering

Another exhibition at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge was ‘David Kindersley – Alphabetician, The Hidden Face of Lettering’. The display was to celebrate 100 years of Kindersley, a letter carver and typographer, who designed British street sign lettering, among many other things. Although the exhibition is now over, I would recommend looking up the work ofContinue reading “David Kindersley – Alphabetician, The Hidden Face of Lettering”

MOONSTRIPS, Napoleon and Michelangelo

A bit of catching up to do! Last month I visited the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge where I saw several exhibitions. First up was ‘MOONSTRIPS: Eduardo Paolozzi and the printed collage 1965-72′ which consisted of screenprints, collages and photolithographs by Paolozzi. Next I visited the print room where ‘Modern Heroism: Printmaking and the legacy ofContinue reading “MOONSTRIPS, Napoleon and Michelangelo”