Quentin Blake: Airborne

18 January – 16 April 2020

Internationally celebrated artist and illustrator Sir Quentin Blake (b. 1932) is Hastings Contemporary’s Artist Patron. Airborne is the latest in an ongoing series of artworks Sir Quentin has created for Hastings Contemporary, featuring wonderful creations and characters in his distinctive style.

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‘Blake is beyond brilliant. He is anarchic, moral, infinitely subversive, sometimes vicious … lavish in the details when he feels like it. He can tell wonderful stories without a single word … I’ve never met a child who didn’t love Quentin Blake.’

Melanie McDonagh, Daily Telegraph

Quentin Blake, Airborne, 2019, watercolour and ink on paper © The Artist