Blake described this work as 'a large conversation piece of the Liverpool song group the Beatles'.
The Beatles 1962 by Peter Blake, 19631968
© DACS, London 2007
- Acrylic emulsion on hardboard
- 122 x 91.6 cm
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Colin St John Wilson.
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