Well Said! Favourite Shakespeare Quotes

Royal Shakespeare Company

28 October 2016 - 23 December 2016 / 10:00
Barbican Centre

A visual feast of Shakespeare’s most memorable and inspiring lines. Writers, actors and poets have selected their favourite quotes to be transformed into surprising and beautiful artworks by artists and craftspeople.

The exhibition includes a range of disciplines and techniques, spanning from illustration to calligraphy and stone carving, with works by An Endless Supply, Gary Breeze, Gareth Courage, Jonny Hannah, Harrington & Squires, Soraya Syed, The Brilliant Sign Company, Karina Thompson.

Download the Well Said! Artworks Guide.

Letterpress printers Harrington & Squires have created their artwork inspired by a quote from The Winter’s Tale, selected by novelist Jeanette Winterson. Watch a video about making the artwork.

Commissioned and curated by the Royal Shakespeare Company


A first version of Well Said! took place at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, from 19 March to 18 September 2016. It included additional artworks by James Bulley, Lara Harwood, Paula Garfield and Freee.

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