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British artist/designer Peter Blake is probably best known for his bold pattern works. I enjoy his artwork for The Beatles album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967). 267 more words

Exhibition: Peter Blake


In an exhibition of rare and new work, Pop Art major figure and undeniable ‘big deal’ Peter Blake is showing silkscreen pieces at Sheffield’s independent 99 Mary Street art space. 380 more words

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Liverpool: Dazzle Ships

Everybody Razzle Dazzle by Peter Blake (otherwise the Mersey ferry Snowdrop)

Dazzle Ship by Carlos Cruz-Diez

Dazzle painting played a vital role in the protection of British naval and trade vessels during The First World War when it was introduced in late 1914 as a system for camouflaging ships.

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Razzle Dazzle on the Mersey

One Saturday morning some time in the mid-1980s, when home-grown art works and photographs were displayed for sale on the railings outside the Bluecoat Arts Centre, I bought this moody photo, taken in 1984, of the Seacombe ferry arriving at the old wooden landing stage at Pier Head.   1,086 more words


Post 88: Appearing at the Royal Albert Hall

Christian Lloyd whose first post explored Hendrix’s link with Canada talks about a recent visit to the Royal Albert Hall:

“I have been thinking recently about Hendrix as a still-vital figure in the London imaginary. 519 more words


Galerie Simpson

I’ve just come back from a lovely afternoon tea at Galerie Simpson. The gallery is the newest Arts addition to the High Street here in Swansea. 194 more words


Finding UFOs

After having a massive clear up in the sewing room I have rediscovered quite a few UFO’s (unfinished objects). So, the plan is to complete them – I am always well intentioned but whether I will stick to the plan or get distracted is another thing! 63 more words