Author gives talk on newchildren'spublication

Local author and photographer Antony Penrose will be giving a talk about his new children's book, Miro's Magic Animals at St Leonards Salon on Monday June 27.

Friday, 24th June 2016, 3:58 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 11:59 pm
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Antony Penrose remembers Joan Miró as a quiet, kind and smartly dressed man, who painted wonderfully strange worlds filled with magic animals.

In his latest picture book for children, Antony recounts some of his most vivid memories, which are beautifully illustrated with Miró’s most famous artworks, Lee Miller’s photography, and specially commissioned Miró-inspired artworks by children.

Antony Penrose is the son of Lee Miller and Roland Penrose. He is a Director of the Lee Miller Archives and The Penrose Collection

St Leonards Salon is based at the Printworks Bar, 14 Claremont.

The event runs fom 6pm - 8pm, £3 entry. Under 16’s – free. Signed copies of the book will be available to purchase on the night.

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