Have a listen to Sir Quentin Blake talking about his connections with Cambridge and his 'Drawn By Hand' exhibition currently on at The Fitzwilliam Museum until the 12th May. The exhibition shows some of his recent works and even reveals the different techniques and processes behind the drawings. Click on the link to listen the podcast and be sure to visit the free exhibition!
What could make Lewis Carrol's trippy tale of rabbits in waistcoats, hookah huffing caterpillars, and white roses painted red even trippier? Illustrations by Salvador Dali of course! In 1969, Random House in New York published an edition of Alice in Wonderland complete with an illustration for each chapter from Dali. Nowadays a copy of this fantastic edition will set you back several thousand pounds but thanks to the internet the illustrations are here for your viewing plaisir:
The Blake Society is THE Downing College society for all arts and humanities students and anyone interested in arts-type things.