The BFG in Pictures

An exhibition of never-before-seen Quentin Blake illustrations for Roald Dahl’s The BFG

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"The House of Illustration has been knocking it out the park with its exhibitions recently, and we're expecting this to be another home run" The Londonist

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The exhibition, curated by Quentin Blake, contains 40 original artworks, including unpublished illustrations of The BFG which have never been exhibited in public before.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These unpublished illustrations are exhibited alongside the final illustrations for the book, providing a fascinating insight into the collaboration between author and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 ...