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Peter Blake

Peter Blake (b. 1932)

English renowned pop artist who attended the Royal College of Art in London, in the 1950s. During the early 1960s, Blake began to paint collage - like pictures of pop musicians and filmstars and to produce assemblages made of recycled material, postcards and other items. The cover design for the Beatles album "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967) was one of his greatest successes. His other best known works include the cover of the Band Aid single "Do They Know It's Christmas?", Paul Weller's Stanley Road and the Ian Dury tribute album Brand New Boots and Panties , Blake was Dury's tutor at the Royal College of Art in the mid - 60s . Blake also designed the 2012 Brit Award statuette.


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