Group Exhibition
21 October 2021–6 March 2022

Holly Hendry features in 'Beano: The Art of Breaking the Rules'

Somerset House, London, England

A riot of beloved Beano characters are on show alongside similarly rebellious artists at Somerset House this autumn in 'Beano: the Art of Breaking the Rules'. The exhibition features comic book artwork and artefacts from the Beano archive, starring favourite Beano characters, from Dennis and Gnasher to Minnie the Minx, Bananaman and the Bash Street Kids. 

Curated by artists and life long Beano fan Andy Holden, 'Beano' comprises of some of the most exciting creative mavericks, including writers, musicians, painters, sculptors and photographers. Among these are Holly Hendry, Sarah Lucas, Hardeep Pandhal, Phyllida Barlow, musician Chris Sievey, Martin Creed, Heather Phillipson,  Ryan Gander, Jann Haworth, Emma Hart, editorial cartoonist Martin Rowson, Rene Matić, Bedwyr Williams and many more. New works by young writer and Alex Wheatle, artists Nicola Lane and sculptor Simeon Barclay also feature.




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