Eric Ravilious

Recent articles about Eric Ravilious

The crew with no name

Issue 95, Winter 2018


This ambitious exhibition throws light on a circle of artists and designers…

Pictures on a page

Issue 84, Autumn 2012


This Eye special issue about Monotype focuses on the technology of putting…

A very English tradition

Issue 60, Summer 2006


If graphic design history can be read as a family tree, Britain has long…

Quiet spirit of joy

Issue 70, Winter 2008


By championing pattern-making, art and ephemera, the Curwen Press brought a new ‘Comfy…

Recent blog posts by Eric Ravilious

Friendships and glue

30 May 2017

A book of scrapbook pages gives new insights into the world of illustrator Edward Bawden
Designer-illustrator Edward Bawden is remembered for a prolific career that embraced posters, book covers, illustrations, murals and set design, writes John L. Walters.

Observer’s post

15 April 2015

Watercolours by Eric Ravilious at South London’s Dulwich Picture Gallery
With its verdant gardens, mausoleum (with sarcophaguses) and a smart tea-room, the Dulwich Picture Gallery seems more like a country town art centre than a London gallery. Yet its quirky contradictions and charm make it appropriate for an exhibition of watercolours by Eric Ravilious, writes John L. Walters.