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Who’s Afraid of Drawing? Works on Paper from the Ramo Collection

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

17 April - 23 June

Milan’s Ramo Collection brings together outstanding works from some of the most important movements in twentieth-century Italian art, including images by Umberto Boccioni, Giorgio de Chirico, Lucio Fontana, Alighiero Boetti, Pino Pascali and many more. Assembled by the late Milanese entrepreneur Giuseppe ‘Pino’ Rabolini, it is the largest private collection of modern and contemporary Italian art on paper, comprising almost 600 works. Who’s Afraid of Drawing? presents around 60 pieces from the collection, which is being shown in the UK for the first time. The exhibition explores drawing as more than just a preparatory activity, considering it as an art form in its own right.


39a Canonbury Square, N1 2AN

Late Opening Night: Experimental Stencils


19:00 – 20:30

Late Opening, Workshop

Join painter Adam Hennessey to play with the potential of stencils and templates for drawing. We’ll be experimenting with tracing objects, hand drawn glue stencils and constructing stencils from found images.

This is a free drop-in workshop so no booking is required. All materials will be provided but please feel free to bring sketchbooks along.

Free with an admission ticket purchased on the same day.

The Estorick Collection and Estorick Caffè will be open until 21.00

Getting to: Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

The gallery is a 6 minute walk from Highbury and Islington station, 9 minutes walk from Essex Road station and 11 minutes walk from Canonbury station.

Buses: The 271 stops outside of the gallery and the 4, 19, 30, 43 stop on Upper Street/Canonbury Lane.

Please contact Transport for London for detailed travel advice

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