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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 The exhibition, curated by Quentin Blake, will contain 40 original artworks, including rarely seen unpublished illustrations of The BFG.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 These unpublished illustrations will be exhibited alongside the final illustrations for the book, providing a fascinating insight into the collaboration between author and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…

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Any age
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Included in the cost of gallery admission. Children 16 and under go free.
Type

Exhibition (temporary)

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York Art Gallery

Exhibition Square, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7EW England

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01904 687687

http://www.yorkartgallery.org.uk/

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