Monday, October 12, 2009

Some comments on the Edward Bawden Exhibition

We thought it might be nice to share some of the lovely responses we have had to the exhibition in its first week, which has been a fantastic success in terms of numbers of visitors and how much everyone has enjoyed the show - people are already coming back for second visits and the comprehensive catalogue of the archive seems to be on everyone's Christmas lists.

“What a gorgeous exhibition! Inspiring and beautifully displayed – I’m off to buy the lino and cutting tools…”

“Thoroughly enjoyed both this and the Abram Games [exhibition].”

“Excellent! Loved the cats!”

“What a fantastic exhibition. Worth travelling here [from Manchester] especially to see. A remarkable archive & it would be good to see more in years to come. Thanks to Bawden himself for such a generous gift!”

“Superb exhibition, well worth seeing. I’ve always been a fan of his work, and this does it full justice. Thank you.”

“Bawden – Amazing! Such nice type, really crisp, great colours, just incredible. All of the staff are very friendly as well, enjoyed my Bedford Gallery experience.”

“Bawden is so, so good. Such a good designer, amazing commercial stuff. Best exhibition I’ve seen in a very long time.”

“Wonderful collection – will return.”

“A very fine exhibition beautifully curated in very pleasant surroundings.”