Godfather of British Pop Art Peter Blake has produced spectacular original prints during his six decade career.
His work crosses all generational divides.
Knighted in 2002, an honorary doctor of the Royal College of Art, and with his work represented in major collections throughout the world, Peter Blake truly is a grandee of British Art.
Peter Blake's work
reflects his fascination with all streams of popular culture, and the beauty to
be found in everyday objects and surroundings. Many of his works feature found
printed materials such as photographs, comic strips or advertising texts,
combined with bold geometric patterns and the use of primary colours.
perfectly capture the effervescent and optimistic ethos of the sixties, but are
also strikingly fresh and contemporary. There is also a strain of
sentimentality and nostalgia running throughout his work, with particular focus
towards childhood innocence and reminiscence, as can be seen clearly in his
recent Alphabet series.
Blake is renowned for his connection with the music
industry, having produced iconic album covers for the Beatles, Paul Weller, The
Who, and Oasis.