Events — Pallant Bookshop

Events

John Minton’s Illustrations (Talk) 27 July 2017, 6pm

£10 (Friends £8.50, Students £9)  A drinks reception follows each talk. Professor Martin Salisbury, Director of the Centre for Children’s Book Studies, examines the legacy of John Minton’s graphic works and illustrations, commissioned for a wide range of media including posters, textiles and advertising. A book signing of ‘The Snail That Climbed the Eiffel Tower […] Read more →

Elizabeth David: A Life in Food (Talk) 10 August 2017, 6pm

£10 (Friends £8.50, Students £9)  A drinks reception follows each talk. In the mid-20th century, after years of austerity and rationing, food writer Elizabeth David inspired British households with her books on European cuisines and traditional British dishes. John Minton, whose work reflected the sense of escapism invoked by David’s books, illustrated her first two […] Read more →

John Minton: A Centenary

John Minton: A Centenary (Talk) 31 August 2017, 6pm

£10 (Friends £8.50, Students £9)  A drinks reception follows each talk. Co-curator of John Minton: A Centenary and Director of Pallant House Gallery Simon Martin discusses this charismatic and complex artist. Minton was a bohemian figure in London during the 1940s and 50s and a close friend of artists and writers including Michael Ayrton, Robert […] Read more →

William Coldstream

William Coldstream (Talk) 28 September 2017, 6pm

£10 (Friends £8.50, Students £9)  A drinks reception follows each talk. Peter T J Rumley, author of the new catalogue raisonne on William Coldstream, explores how the artist became a significant cultural icon of his generation despite being disregarded in his lifetime. Coldstream’s paintings, revisionist theory and practice of art education went on to influence […] Read more →