SCENE THROUGH WOOD: A CENTURY OF WOOD ENGRAVING

FREE DISPLAY

Open until 15 Nov 2020

Gallery 8

Free Admission

Celebrating the art of wood engraving over the last 100 years, this exhibition curated by Anne Desmet RA, will display the most outstanding wood engravings in the Ashmolean, complemented by loans from private collections. Marking the centenary of the Society of Wood Engravers, the exhibition charts the history and global spread of this widely loved art form.

Banner Image: Edwina Ellis, 1996. Detail of Waterloo


 

Landscape print of hot air balloons

Sarah van Niekerk, Balloon Fiesta, 2010

 

 

 

Portrait print of Brooklyn Bridge

Anne Desmet, Brooklyn Bridge Series: New Day, 2015

 

 

Landscape print of abstract shapes

Geoffrey Wales, Sharp Attack, 1993