3 June 2017

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Sgt Pepper Reimagined At 50 Liverpool Creates A Festival To Remember

Sgt Pepper At 50 is the 50th anniversary of the original album by The Beatles and through this festival has become a newly ‘re-imagined album’ of artworks, theater, music and dance pieces.

4 January 2017

Unseen Beatles Photographs By David Magnus Unveiled In New Exhibition

The Beatles Unseen: Photographs by David Magnus’ is a moving documentation of the legendary band’s phenomenal ascent by photographer David Magnus, who bore witness to some of their greatest moments. This exhibition, featuring many previously unseen photographs, is a fascinating and deeply candid insight into The Beatles during a historic occasion taken at the world famous EMI Studio 1 in Abbey Road.

28 August 2014

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David Farrell Major Exhibition of Photographs Exhibited

A major exhibition of photographs from the estate of celebrated British photographer David Farrell (1919-2013), internationally renowned for his iconic images of many of the greatest musicians, actors, authors, dancers and artists of the 20th century is to be mounted at Osborne Samuel Gallery London. The exhibition will be the first survey of Farrell’s work […]

15 August 2014

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The Beatles White Album Sleeve Explored As A Blank Canvas

Rutherford Chang, a New York based artist has relocated to Liverpool for one month this summer, during the Liverpool Biennial, to display and expand his collection of over 1,000 first-pressings of The Beatles’ White Album. Millions of numbered pressings of the double LP officially titled “The Beatles” – have been sold around the world since […]

25 March 2013

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Yoko Ono Lends Support To Earth Hour Lights Off Event

Earth Hour successfully took place yesterday for another lights off event covering some of the worlds greatest monuments. Participating landmarks included the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Tokyo Tower, Taipei 101, The Petronas Towers, Beijing National Stadium (Bird’s Nest), Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Gateway of India, The Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow, The […]

14 February 2013

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Macca And Me: Photographer Chalkie Davies Reminisces About Encountering Paul McCartney

The chance came up for the NME to interview Paul McCartney, it was quite surprising as we were not likely to be favourable to his music, this being in the days of Punk and since Band on the Run his albums had not been that great. I was told that I could have 15 minutes, […]

15 December 2012

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Yoko Ono Awarded Germany’s Highest Human Rights Medal

The Artist/Musician Yoko Ono has accepted the German human rights prize for peace activism, the Rainer Hildebrandt Medal at Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie Museum. The museum is situated next to the Cold War border crossing which was an iconic symbol of political oppression. The lifetime achievement award was given for her recent work highlighting equality for […]

11 November 2012

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Sir Peter Blake Unveils Murals At London’s Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport has unveiled a series of new murals by the British Pop artist, Sir Peter Blake. The paintings were created as a body of work that celebrates all that is great about the city and will provide a warm welcome to visitors. The ‘London’ collection installed in both Gatwick’s North and South terminals, depicts […]

25 June 2012

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Bruce Lacey Exhibition Explores The Obsessive Process Of Collecting

Exhibition Co Curated By Jeremy Deller At The Camden Arts Centre  7 July – 16 September Bruce Lacey (born 1927) is one of Britain’s great visionary artists. His lifetime pursuit of eccentric ‘making and doing’ has been a cathartic working-through of his experiences. This survey of a rich and diverse artistic production is a celebration […]

26 April 2012

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Terry O’Neill Infamous New Exhibition From Beatles To Bardot

The renowned British photographer Terry O’Neill is launching a new exhibition of his iconic images coupled with new, previously unseen works. As one of the world’s most acclaimed and collected photographers he is best known for his intimate images of the most legendary and powerful faces of the past sixty years, spanning politics, music, film, […]

19 April 2012

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Peter Blake Toasts 80 Years With Champagne And Cupcakes

London Original Print Fair At Royal Academy hosts Iconic Pop Artist An evening dedicated to the 80th birthday celebrations and printmaking accomplishments of Sir Peter Blake was marked on Thursday with a lecture and public appearance by the iconic Pop Artist. The venue was the 27th London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy, which […]

11 April 2012

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Pop Artist Peter Blake 80th Birthday Celebrations Announced

London Original Print Fair to host 80th birthday party for iconic artist The 27th London Original Print Fair will open its doors with an evening dedicated to the 80th birthday celebrations and printmaking accomplishments of Sir Peter Blake. Blake will give a special ‘inconversation’ talk on Thursday 19 April 2012 hosted by the London Original […]

3 April 2012

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Damien Hirst Beats Beatles In Peter Blake Album Redesign

Artists Dominate Peter Blakes Redesign Of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Album Sleeve The album cover for the Beatles’ album ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ is one pop culture’s most iconic images. It was co-designed by Sir Peter Blake in 1967; and now, in celebration of his 80th birthday, Blake has created an […]

21 February 2012

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It’s A Wrap Twickenham Film Studios Goes Bust

Twickenham Film Studios, founded in 1913 and used for The recent production of Oscar nominated films  My Week with Marilyn,the Iron Lady and War Horse as well as both of the Beatles films Help and A Hard Day’s Night has gone into administration. Classics like Roman Polanski’s Repulsion, Alfie starring Michael Caine and Saturday Night […]

28 October 2011

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Beatles Artist Gives Brit Award Pop Appeal

Sir Peter Blake Designs New Brit Award For 2012 Artist Sir Peter Blake The man responsible for the Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band record sleeve has been invited to design the 2012 Brits award statue. Last year’s trophy was designed by fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood. This years model will be decorated in Blake’s […]

7 October 2011

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David Bailey New London Exhibition

Scream Gallery – a solo exhibition featuring new work by iconic British artist/ photographer  David Bailey During a prolific career he has created countless images that are embedded in our cultural psyche.  ‘Hitler Killed the Duck’  features unseen mixed media images.  The new works are shown in public for the first time, and are an […]

22 September 2011

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Iconic Beatles Photographer Robert Whitaker Dies

Robert Whitaker, the photographer who snapped many of the most iconic images from the early part of the Beatles’ career, has died. On his arrival in England in August 1964, Whitaker set to work photographing the members of the NEMS stable including Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas, Gerry & The Pacemakers (including cover shots […]