Monday 5 November 2012

Peter Blake - album covers

A painter of urban realist subjects and a pioneer of ‘Pop Art’, Sir Peter Blake was born in 1932 in Dartford, Kent. He studied at Gravesend Art School between 1948–51, served in the Royal Air Force between 1951–33, continued his studies at the Royal College of Art between 1953–56, won the Leverhulme Research Award to study popular art and travelled in Holland, Belgium, France, Italy and Spain between 1956–57. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1954 and 1955, ‘Daily Express’ Young Artists Exhibition 1955, Five Painters at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in 1958, awarded First Prize in the Junior Section John Moores Liverpool Exhibition in 1961. First one-man exhibition at the Portal Gallery, London in 1962.

1967 Roger McGough "Summer with Monika"

1967 The Beatles "Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band"

1967 The Beatles "Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band" insert

2012 Vintage Blake

1968 Pentangle "Sweet Child"

1974 Chris Jagger "The Adventures of Valentine Vox, the Ventriloquist"

1981 The Who "Face Dances"

1984 Band Aid "Do They Know it's Christmas?" single

1989 Ian Dury "Apples"

1991 Eric Clapton "24 Nights"

1991 Eric Clapton "24 Nights" gatefold

1991 Eric Clapton "24 Nights" back cover

1995 Paul Weller "Stanley Road"

1995 Paul Weller "Stanley Road" print

2001 Various Artists "Brand New Boots and Panties - Tribute to Ian Dury"

2004 Brian Wilson "Gettin In Over My Head"

2004 Eric Clapton "Me and Mr Johnson"

2006 Oasis "Stop the Clocks"

2006 Oasis "Stop the Clocks"

2006 Oasis "Stop the Clocks"

2006 Various Artists " John Peel - Right Time, Wrong Speed"

2009 The Blockheads "Staring down the Barrel"

2011 Ian Stewart "Boogie 4 Stu - A Tribute to Ian Stewart"

2012 Madness "Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja DaDa"

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