House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross London N1C 4BH
Until 2 Oct 2016, 10:00am – 6:00pm
The exhibition, curated by AOI Patron Quentin Blake, contains 40 original artworks, including unpublished illustrations prepared for Roald Dahl’s classic story The BFG which have never been exhibited in public before.
The illustrations were included in first designs but were not used when the book was published for the first time in 1982. They provide a unique insight into the character development of one of the most iconic characters in children’s literature.
These unpublished illustrations are exhibited alongside the final illustrations for the book, providing a fascinating insight into the collaboration between author and illustrator, and a glimpse of a BFG that might have been …