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The Meeting (or Have a Nice Day, Mr. Hockney) by Peter Blake

Artist: Peter Blake (1932)

Nationality: British

Completion Date: 1983

Style: Pop art

Genre: Genre painting

Media: Oil on canvas

Location: Tate Gallery, London

This painting shows a meeting between three friends, all British painters: Howard Hodgkin (left), Peter Blake (middle) and David Hockney (right).

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Artful Albums #2: Peter Blake - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)

This is my original 1967 version of Sgt Peppers. Hardly mint but highly treasured, still playable, complete with original cutouts insert and one of the surviving pressings with the rude John Lennon slogan about doing something like Superman which you can only hear by playing the run-off groove backwards on side 2. 477 more words

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Obsession: a self-portrait

It’s official – I’m obsessed.

But it’s not always been the case.  You see, if my ‘seventies State Secondary education taught me anything, it was that I wasn’t ‘artistic.’  And I hated my art teacher, even if he was a) male and b) young (staff attributes in extremely short supply in my Girls’ High School).  335 more words