This heatwave, eh? If you’re tired of sweltering summer weekends spent in the park, factor 50 at arm’s length, then give your body a break and your mind a working by heading to the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Edward Bawden has the guest slot here until September, with 160 of his artworks on view until mid-September.
Bawden was no one trick pony in art terms, with prints, watercolours and illustrations in his back catalogue. Penguin Books, Twinings and Poole Potteries are just some of the commercial names under his belt, while his revered war portraits reflected the fractured time he lived through. His work also weaves through London, with his designs dotted around the Underground. You know the tile of Queen Victoria at Victoria station? You guessed it….