7 March 2016

Sir Peter Blake: A Pinch Of Sgt. Pepper At The Harley Gallery

Paul Black travelled to the opening of the Harley Gallery, home to the historic Portland Collection of fine and decorative art, the gallery is also known for its inclusion of contemporary art from some of today’s leading artists – and its selection of miniature paintings dating back to the Tudor period, including works by Hans […]

8 September 2015

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Peter Blake Permits His Art To Be Used On New App

The British Pop-art pioneer Sir Peter Blake has permitted his imagery to be used for a new app called Dazzle It, which allows users to ‘remix’ artwork by the father of pop art best known for designing the 1967 Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover, is launched today. Dazzle It is commissioned […]

15 June 2015

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Simonised: Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Gleams In Photos

I love the Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair! Where else can you go to mix with internationally recognised artists like Sir Peter Blake, Gavin Turk, Polly Morgan, Tracey Emin, Bob and Roberta Smith, Darren Coffield, Ben Eine and Matt Collishaw and buy their original artwork for a fraction of the price that galleries charge. Most of the work has […]

9 June 2015

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Sir Peter Blake Painting Bought For £30 Estimated To Sell For £350,000

When the work ‘Boys with New Ties’, a painting by Sir Peter Blake was bought by Jinty Stephenson in the 1950s for a mere £30, little did she know the eventual value of the painting. When the work goes under the hammer at Christie’s London Modern British and Irish Art sale on June 25, the […]

4 February 2015

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Sir Peter Blake Commissioned To Create Mersey Dazzle Ship

The third in the series of Dazzle Ship commissions will see Sir Peter’s design entitled Everybody Razzle Dazzle to cover the Mersey Ferry Snowdrop, surrounding the passenger vessel with a distinctive pattern that can be seen for the next two years, as it continues its commuter service, River Explorer and Manchester Ship Canal Cruises; making […]

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 […]

6 October 2012

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Original Sgt Pepper’s Peter Blake Collage On Sale At Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s London are offering an original collage created by the Pop artist Sir Peter Blake in their 13th November sale. The work of art is familiar to millions of music fans around the world. It is the original 1967 insert for The Beatles’ legendary Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, one of the best-selling albums […]

10 June 2012

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Peter Blake At 80 Major New Pallant House Exhibition

A major new exhibition of  the works of Sir Peter Blake, the godfather of British Pop Art, to celebrate his 80th birthday is to open from 23 June to 7 October at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester. Peter Blake and Pop Music explores the artist’s close links with popular music since the 1950s. Not only has […]

19 March 2012

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Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Artist line-Up 2012

High-end art bargain extravaganza Sunday May 27th Old Truman Brewery offering artwork from leading British talent  The UK’s hottest annual art fair, the Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair, returns to the Old Truman Brewery with its 9th annual event on Sunday, May 27th with a fantastic line-up of over 70 top artists including Sir Peter […]

27 February 2012

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Sir Peter Blake To Open London Original Print Fair

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 ‘in conversation’ talk on Thursday 19 April 2012 hosted by the London Original Print Fair. The talk will reveal Blake’s longstanding dedication to print […]