“For the art lover, the naturalist, the child in your life, a new book on Edward Lear”
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“For the art lover, the naturalist, the child in your life, a new book on Edward Lear”

Follow the link to read Michael Dirda’s review on Robert McCracken’s Peck recent publication “The Natural History of Edward Lear” in today’s Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/for-the-art-lover-the-naturalist-the-child-in-your-life-a-new-book-on-edward-lear/2016/11/23/62ef9dec-adce-11e6-977a-1030f822fc35_story.html We remind you that the author will be at Hatchard’s, Piccadilly, London at 1pm on Wednesday 30th November to sign and launch his book. Continue reading »

The Quangle Wangle Project
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The Quangle Wangle Project

Edward Lear inspires artists to tackle funding cuts to Tottenham playground Sculpture workshops inspired by Edward Lear will run from May 20th, culminating in carnival on July 23rd At a time of rising childhood obesity, and protests against young people being shackled to their desks for hours, it seems odd that the facilities for active … Continue reading »

Travel & Nonsense: The Genius of Edward Lear – lecture 24th October 2015
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Travel & Nonsense: The Genius of Edward Lear – lecture 24th October 2015

Dr. Colin Harrison, Senior Curator of European Art at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford will be giving a lecture on Edward Lear at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley on Saturday 24th October 2015.  The talk will explore the originality and charm of this uniquely versatile artist. Please follow the link for more information http://rrm.co.uk/events/nature-and-nonsense-the-genius-of-edward-lear Continue reading »

Edward Lear in Malta
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Edward Lear in Malta

EDWARD LEAR: WATERCOLOURS AND WORDS The exhibition ‘Edward Lear: Watercolours and Words’ opened at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum in Mdina, Malta on 18th October 2014. Edward Lear’s travels were motivated by his desire to escape the damp winters of his native London and by his incessant search for new landscapes to paint. On his way to … Continue reading »