The Beatles 1962 by Peter Blake

Blake described this work as 'a large conversation piece of the Liverpool song group the Beatles'.

Details

Medium:
Acrylic emulsion on hardboard
Dimensions:
122 x 91.6 cm
Acquired in:
2006
Presented by:
Trustees of the St John Wilson Trust through The Art Fund

The work mimics the vagaries of the print process with its coloured auras which can happen in print through mis-registration. The work is also a response to the design of record sleeves and fan magazines from the early 1960s. Part of the Wilson gift of 679 works.

Provenance

Colin St John Wilson.

Venue details

Pallant House Gallery 9 North Pallant, CHICHESTER West Sussex PO19 1TJ 01243 774557 www.pallant.org.uk

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