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Peter Blake

Associate Artist 1994-6

Born in 1932, Peter Blake was a student at the Royal College of Art in the early 1950s and along with fellow students such as David Hockney and RB Kitaj, played a crucial role in the emergence of Pop Art.

Peter Blake

Peter Blake in his studio

His work draws on a wide variety of sources, ranging from fairgrounds and comic books to more traditional images from the history of art.

Peter Blake's work

Peter Blake, 'Madonna of Venice Beach' (After Correggio ‘The Madonna of the Basket), 1995