Sir Peter Thomas Blake, CBE, RDI, RA (born 25 June 1932) is an English pop artist, best known for co-creating the sleeve design for the Beatles' album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. His other best known works include the cover of the Band Aid single "Do They Know It's Christmas?", and the Live Aid concert poster. Blake also designed the 2012 Brit Award statuette.
One of the best known British pop artists, Blake is considered to be a prominent figure in the pop art movement. Central to his paintings are his interest in images from popular culture which have infused his collages. In 2002 he was knighted at Buckingham Palace for his services to art.
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In this short film we visit Peter Blake in his London studio as he begins work on a new collage ...
Dazzle painting – camouflage created by artists, used during WW1 to confuse enemies targeting British ships
Peter Blake talks to Tracey Emin
Peter Blake takes us on a tour of his new exhibition
Peter Blake in conversation with Tracey Emin
A leading figure in the British art world, Peter Blake is most often associated with Pop Art.
Collage describes both the technique and the resulting work of art in which pieces of paper, photographs, fabric and other ...
Group of British artists founded in 1975 who aimed to revive the painting of figure subjects in idyllic rural settings
Pop art is an art movement that emerged in the 1950s and flourished in the 1960s in America and Britain ...
Upon its prize-winning appearance at the 1961 John Moores’ Exhibition in Liverpool, Peter Blake’s Self-Portrait with Badges 1961 rapidly ...
Sir Peter Blake has created an alphabet of ‘found’ letters for Tate. He explains the inspiration for this artist project.