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Printmaker hosts art exhibition at Ilford pub

PUBLISHED: 13:22 24 July 2015 | UPDATED: 13:22 24 July 2015

One of printmaker Lynne Blackburn's pieces. She is currently exhibiting at The Cauliflower pub, in Ilford. Picture: Lynne Blackburn

One of printmaker Lynne Blackburn's pieces. She is currently exhibiting at The Cauliflower pub, in Ilford. Picture: Lynne Blackburn

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An art exhibition featuring historical buildings from the borough has opened at a pub.

One of printmaker Lynne Blackburn's pieces. She is currently exhibiting at The Cauliflower pub, in Ilford. Picture: Lynne BlackburnOne of printmaker Lynne Blackburn's pieces. She is currently exhibiting at The Cauliflower pub, in Ilford. Picture: Lynne Blackburn

Former Victorian gin palace The Cauliflower, in High Road, Ilford, is displaying work from printmaker Lynne Blackburn, who runs her own company.

To create her photographs, many of which were taken inside the pub, Lynne breaks them down into their individual colours and reassembles them layer by layer, using one colour at a time.

She said: “The way in which the colours build up to create the image is reminiscent of the way the history of a building is built up in layers over time.

“It feels great to be bringing some local history and culture to the local people of Seven Kings.”

Printmaker Lynne Blackburn, who is currently exhibiting at The Cauliflower pub, in Ilford. Picture: Lynne BlackburnPrintmaker Lynne Blackburn, who is currently exhibiting at The Cauliflower pub, in Ilford. Picture: Lynne Blackburn

The exhibition runs until Thursday.


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