A LIFE DRAWING - SHIRLEY HUGHES AT 80
A RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION OF
OVER 50 PIECES OF ARTWORK BY ONE OF BRITAIN’S BEST-LOVED ILLUSTRATORS
11-26 JULY 2007
Shirley Hughes was recently winner of The Greenaway of Greenaways - 70 years of this award.
“Shirley Hughes is a national treasure” Philip Pullman
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Shirley Hughes, one of the most admired illustrators of our time celebrates her 80th birthday this year. The Illustration Cupboard is proud to host a retrospective exhibition of her original illustration artwork drawn from the past 50 year’s. A selection of artwork, signed limited edition prints and signed books will be available for purchase.
Shirley Hughes is one of the most acclaimed illustrators in the world. Her talents have been recognized by numerous awards, including her twice winning The Kate Greenaway Medal for Dogger and Ella’s Big Chance. In 1984 Shirley won the prestigious Eleanor Farjeon Award for distinguished services to children and books, and in 1999 her valuable contribution to children’s literature was recognized when she was awarded the OBE. She has written and illustrated over 200 books, introducing one of the most familiar children’s picture book characters of all time, Alfie, with Alfie Gets in First in 1981, as well as creating visually stunning books for older children such as Enchantment in the Garden and The Lion and the Unicorn. Work from these books will be on display at this exhibition.
Prices range up to £3,500 for museum-quality original work.
11 to 26 July 2007 at
The Illustration Cupboard
22 Bury Street
Tel: 0207 976 1727
Entrance is free
Families are welcome
Artwork, signed limited edition prints and signed books are for sale
How to get there:
By tube: Green Park underground (Piccadilly, Victoria and Jubilee)
By Bus: 9, 14, 19, 38, and 22
By Car: Meter Parking: 8.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Saturday, Congestion Charge applies during the week.
Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm
Saturday 12pm to 5pm
22 Bury St, St James's, London, Sw1Y 6AL