Peter Blake born 1932
The Fine Art Bit
Medium Enamel, wood and postcards on board
Dimensions Support: 914 x 610 x 25 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1970
Not on display
Here Blake is playing with ideas about art and its reproduction. The boldly-coloured stripes relate to everyday images such as flags, packaging and signage. They may also refer to the hard-edged abstract painting of the late 1950s.
Blake juxtaposes them with a traditional idea of ‘high art’, represented by a frieze of postcard reproductions of paintings and sculptures from the past.
Other objects you may be interested in
Find similar objects
Peter Blake (...)
fine art and design, named works (2,909)