Peter Blake - Pop Music
Opens: 23/06/2012 Closes: 07/10/2012 Pallant House, ChichesterHe used American cultural icons in his paintings before Warhol. You may even own a piece of his work by way of his iconic cover for The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's album. The godfather of Pop art is 80 this year, and his genuine fandom is revealed in a show that includes items from his Elvis memorabilia collection alongside work inspired by music from throughout his career. Read our interview with him here. For more information visit: http://pallant.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/current/main-galleries/peter-blake-and-pop… Buy: http://pallant.org.uk/visiting/opening-hours-admissions-and-directions
The Independent“Blake reveals himself to be an amiable collaborator...” The Princess, property of a Pallant House curator, is not only the accidental star of Peter Blake and Pop Music, it provides the soundtrack for Blake's life, and, therefore, his art...
Financial Times“Hugely enjoyable...” John, Paul and Ringo all look tense and muted. The white boxes above their heads were intended by Blake to contain their autographs. But the boxes were never signed and remain empty, adding to the distinct air of unease in this haunting image...
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