Scott Bridgwood, The Observer (above, detail)

Drawing by Eileen Brookes (detail)
Above, Eileen Brookes, Hellebores

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery
53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA

16 January - 21 February 2015

Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday 11.00 am - 5.00pm
Closes at 3pm on Saturday 21 February

Previous themed exhibition


Drawing is probably where most of us began our explorations in art. Making drawings is a vital element in art practice and has been with us through the ages. Here is an intriguing insight into drawings by artists as they work through ideas.


Drawing by Catherine Headley

Above, Catherine Headley, Cornish Cove

Life studies, topographical drawings, still life, travel and drawings made just for the sheer pleasure of drawing are all in this exhibition.

Download the exhibition catalogue here

See selections of work in the exhibition in the Gallery section below.