Some of the Sources of Pop Art 7 is a spectacular signed limited edition silkscreen print by the godfather of Pop Art Sir Peter Blake. A culmination of the original 6 sources of pop art images in a fabulous montage which includes 24 colours plus high gloss & matt glazes, diamond dust and red glitter. The image is bigger than the previous 6. An extraordinary print in an edition of only 175. The composition includes images of many 60s cultural icons such as Elvis Presley, James Dean, Shirley Temple, Marilyn Monroe and Mickey Mouse.
Sir Peter Blake
Born in 1932 Sir Peter Blake is well known as the Godfather of British Pop Art he produces spectacular original prints, his work crosses all generational divides, and inspires great respect through the art world. Knighted in 2002, an honorary doctor of the Royal College of Art his work is represented in major collections throughout the world, Sir Peter Blake truly is a grandee of British Art.
Sir Peter Blake's work reflects his fascination with all streams of popular culture, and the beauty to be found in everyday objects and surroundings. Many of his works feature found printed materials such as photographs, comic strips or advertising texts, combined with bold geometric patterns and the use of primary colours. The works perfectly capture the effervescent and optimistic ethos of the sixties, but are also strikingly fresh and contemporary. Blake is renowned for his connection with the music industry, having produced iconic album covers for the Beatles, Paul Weller, The Who, and Oasis.