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Discover a different side to Quentin Blake in this unprecedented exhibition revealing his private practice as a figurative artist.

Portrayal of the body and gesture is the foundation of Quentin Blake's genius as an illustrator. His lifelong, private practice as a figurative artist has run alongside his world-famous work illustrating the stories of Roald Dahl among others, but until now it has remained hidden.

The exhibition features large-scale pieces created between 1950-2000, never seen before. This remarkable body of work, including oil paintings, drawings and prints, reveals Blake's experimentation with materials, a more sculptural treatment of form and sensuous use of broad strokes.

House of Illustration

2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London, Greater London, N1C 4BH

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