Peter Blake

born 1932

Peter Blake, ‘On the Balcony’ 1955–7
On the Balcony 1955–7
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Artist as subject

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  • Art Term


    Collage describes both the technique and the resulting work of art in which pieces of paper, photographs, fabric and other …

  • Art Term


    Group of British artists founded in 1975 who aimed to revive the painting of figure subjects in idyllic rural settings

  • Art Term

    Pop art

    Pop art is an art movement that emerged in the 1950s and flourished in the 1960s in America and Britain, …

  • Tate Etc

    A Study in denim: Peter Blake

    Stephen Daniels

    Upon its prize-winning appearance at the 1961 John Moores’ Exhibition in Liverpool, Peter Blake’s Self-Portrait with Badges 1961 rapidly became …

  • Picture Essay

    Peter Blake's A–Z

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    Sir Peter Blake has created an alphabet of ‘found’ letters for Tate. He explains the inspiration for this artist project.

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