December 7th 2013 - May 11th 2014
This exhibition celebrates Edward Bawden's unique take on
Britain and its inhabitants, both human and animal.
From wood pigeons to church spires on a wallpaper design to a
village bobby in one of his historic linocuts, Bawden's closely
observed depictions of British life show a wit and humour that is
unique to the artist.
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Booking essential. £10
A talk by Peter Avery, Edward Bawden’s studio assistant for some
of his best-known works, including linocuts of Kew Gardens and a
mural designed for the University of Hull. Complimentary drink
included before the lecture, plus a chance to see the exhibition
Thursday 30th January
1.30pm, £2.50 (concessions
Lunchtime talk - no need to book
An introduction to the exhibition Bawden’s Britain, exploring
Edward Bawden’s attachment to the Essex landscape as represented in
some of his best-known and most vibrant linocuts.