John Burningham: An Illustrated Journey The Fleming Collection, London W1, 13th September-22nd December, Tel: 020 7042 5730
Whether it is because, as he jokes, he has a mental age of five, or because his work is the rare product of an especially sweet imagination and an unorthodox childhood, John Burningham is one of Britain’s finest children’s authors. Your favourite Burningham may be Mr Gumpy’s Outing, or perhaps Granpa. I have too many to list.
It is his illustrations for Ian Fleming’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, however, that inspired this exhibition at the former corporate collection of Fleming’s Bank (founded…
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