Peter Blake Autograph photo | The Beatles Sgt Peppers
Peter Blake Autograph photo | The Beatles Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club band image measuring 8×10″.
Sir Peter Thomas Blake (born 25 June 1932) an English pop artist; best known for co-creating the sleeve design for the Beatles‘ album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. His other best known works include the cover of the Band Aid single “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”, and the Live Aid concert poster. Blake also designed the 2012 Brit Award statuette.
One of the best known British pop artists, Peter Blake autograph photo is considered to be a prominent figure in the pop art movement. Likewise, Central to his paintings are his interest in images from popular culture which have infused his collages. On the whole, In 2002 he was knighted at Buckingham Palace for his services to art.
Overall Blake painted several album sleeves. He designed the sleeve for Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with his wife Jann Haworth, the American-born artist whom he married in 1963 and divorced in 1979. The Sgt. Pepper’s sleeve has become an iconic work of pop art, much imitated and Blake’s best-known work. Producing the collage necessitated the construction of a set with cut-out photographs and objects, such as flowers, centered on a drum (sold in auction in 2008) with the title of the album. Blake has subsequently complained about the one-off fee he received for the design (£200), with no subsequent royalties.
He made sleeves for the Band Aid single, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” (1984), Paul Weller’s Stanley Road (1995) and the Ian Dury tribute album Brand New Boots and Panties (2001; Blake was Dury’s tutor at the Royal College of Art in the mid-60s). Also, he designed the sleeves for Pentangle’s Sweet Child and The Who‘s Face Dances (1981); additionally which features portraits of the band by a number of artists.