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”

Printvend at The Bookhive, Norwich

The other week I had a great time at The Bookhive in Norwich, where Illustrator Richard Horne (elhorno) has installed his Print Vend machine! The vending machine is full of original prints and is loads of fun to use! If you are in Norwich go and have a go! (Plus there are tonnes of brilliantContinue reading “Printvend at The Bookhive, Norwich”

Eric Gill at Sotheran’s of Sackville Street

Yesterday I visited London and came across Sotheran’s of Sackville Street, an antiquarian book and print shop, which had an exhibition of Eric Gill prints on. I was able to see a selection of Gill’s wood engravings, most of them printed on delicate Japanese paper. I was glad to find the shop as, not onlyContinue reading “Eric Gill at Sotheran’s of Sackville Street”

Ana Maria Pacheco at The Gallery at NUA

Last week I visited The Gallery at Norwich University of The Arts where Ana Maria Pacheco is exhibiting prints and a sculpture. She has artwork on display at several other venues around Norwich, including Norwich Cathedral, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery and The Cathedral of St John the Baptist. I had not come acrossContinue reading “Ana Maria Pacheco at The Gallery at NUA”

Pink Poodle Linocut

The other week, whilst showing my sister how to linocut, I made a simple Valentine’s card with a pink poodle on it (not much to do with Valentine’s I know!) I have been working on a few projects over the last couple of weeks, which I am hoping to be able show you soon, oneContinue reading “Pink Poodle Linocut”

La Grande Guerre: French Prints of The First World War

On Saturday I visited The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge to see two exhibitions, the first being La Grande Guerre: French Prints of The First World War. The exhibition consisted of colour lithographs and woodcuts detailling the first seven months of World War I. Highlights include, Dans le Bois de Augustow…, Un soldat allemand en feu…Continue reading “La Grande Guerre: French Prints of The First World War”