Sir Peter Thomas Blake (born 25 June 1932) is 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, Blake is considered to be a prominent figure in the pop art movement. Central to his paintings are his interest in images from popular culture which have infused his collages. In 2002 he was knighted at Buckingham Palace for his services to art.
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English painter studied at the Royal College of Art, London. He taught at St. Martin's School of Art 1960-1962, at the Harrow School of Art, and at Walthamstow School of Art, and at the Royal College of Art 1964-1976. His first solo exhibition was at the Portal Gallery, London, 1962. Most noted as the co-creator of the cover art for the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album.
British, English
Artist, Painter, Sculptor
Peter Blake, Peter Thomas Blake
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