70 years of The Folio Society’s artwork at the V&A Museum! Balbusso’s illustrations for Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” are on display

Balbusso’s illustrations for Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” are on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London as part of an exhibition celebrating 70 years of Folio Society publishing. We are very proud to have been selected for this prestigious honor, Thank you so much to the V&A curator and to the Folio Society! Kicking off on the 5th September, "The Artful Book" exhibition will look at Folio’s past and present as the world’s foremost publisher of illustrated books. The display, to be found at the entrance to the National Art Library at the V&A, will continue until 28th January 2018. Admission is free. 

The first The Folio Society title, an illustrated edition of Tales by Tolstoy, was published in October 1947 and is included in the exhibition along with a selection of original artwork from The Folio Society archive, a selection of materials showing the history of the company and a dedicated reading corner inside the National Art Library where a range of titles can be enjoyed first hand during opening hours. Artwork by Quentin Blake, Angela Barrett, Charles Keeping, Neil Packer, Anna and Elena Balbusso, Geoff Grandfield and Harry Brockway and many others are also included.

 

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