Illustrationcupboard Gallery (London) & Two Blue Eggs (Hong Kong)
Inaugural exhibition in Hong Kong – December 2012
“The Magical Kingdom of Illustrations”
1 – 15 December 2012
Identity Art Gallery
53 Tung St, Sheung Wan
Illustrationcupboard Gallery (London) and Two Blue Eggs (Hong Kong) are delighted to present an innovative and truly inspirational exhibition of original artwork that celebrates the fantastic, skilled and imaginative world of contemporary book illustration.
Featuring many of the world’s leading artists in this field this exhibition will introduce a fascinating array of talents including world-famous names such as Maurice Sendak, Anthony Browne, Brian Wildsmith, Shirley Hughes and Dick Bruna to a rising stars such as Bruce Ingman and Alexis Deacon.
Over sixty works representing over twenty artists will be featured in this event that is set to enthral both adults and children alike. Entrance is free, and families are most welcome to attend. All artwork will be offered for purchase and a broad range of prices starting at HK$8,000.
This exhibition has been organised by Illustrationcupboard (London) and Two Blue Eggs (Hong Kong).
OPENING PRIVATE VIEW NIGHT: Evening private view reception with refreshments on Saturday 1 December 5.00pm onwards.
Artwork and media enquiries to Two Blue Eggs (HK) email@example.com +852 9720 8078
John Huddy (London) firstname.lastname@example.org, +44 (0)207 976 1727
Illustrationcupboard Gallery is a unique central London art gallery exhibiting original artwork by modern and contemporary book illustrators and filmmaker's from around the world. With exhibition space on three floors, this central London gallery displays a constant and revolving programme throughout the year of single artists shows, guest exhibitions from around the world, specialist events, author signings and family afternoons.
John Huddy, founder of Illustrationcupboard, says “We are privileged to exhibit such world-class original artwork and offer collectors and fans the opportunity to invest in some of the most unique and talented artists of modern times. Despite the current economic climate, the market for illustration has never been better and the value of such works is only growing.” Original artwork is offered for a price to suit all pockets, limited artist edition prints, and signed books are also available at the gallery or through special request.
Two Blue Eggs is a passion project dedicated to marketing and promoting artists, collections and exhibitions of children’s book illustrations. This inaugural show in Hong Kong establishes a platform for book illustrators to exhibit their works in this cosmopolitan Asian city and supports the dynamic and collectable field of original illustrations.
1 - 15 December 2012
Identity Art Gallery, Hong Kong