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The BFG In Pictures

Fri, October 12 @ 10.00 am - Sun, February 24 @ 5.00 pm

A touring exhibition from House of Illustration, curated by Quentin Blake

The BFG in Pictures is an exhibition of original Quentin Blake illustrations, prepared for Roald Dahl’s classic story The BFG.

The exhibition, curated by Quentin Blake, contains 40 original artworks, including rarely seen unpublished illustrations of The BFG.

These illustrations were included in first designs but then, after consultation with Dahl, 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These unpublished illustrations will be exhibited alongside the final illustrations for the book, providing a fascinating insight into the collaboration between author and illustration, and a glimpse of a BFG that might have been…



Fri, October 12 @ 10.00 am
Sun Feb 24 @ 5.00 pm
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York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United Kingdom
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