Since the genesis of his career back in the 1950s, Peter Blake has exhibited his captivation with typography, and for the found lettering that we see brought together in this series - another of his admired alphabet collections.
Alphabet: The Letter Z is fashioned from found images of the letter Z, sourced from Blake's extensive collection of Victorian and Edwardian graphic illustrations, children's books, vintage postcards and more. The playful result is a nod to the nostalgia and childhood innocence that characterises much of Blake's work.
From a limited edition of 60 silkscreen prints, Alphabet: The Letter Z is signed by the artist.
Size (cm): 37.8 x 52.2
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Medium: Silkscreen, Print
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 60
Size (cm): 37.8 x 52.2
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About the artist
Heralded as the ‘Godfather of Pop Art’, Sir Peter Blake was knighted in 2002 for his invaluable contribution to contemporary art.
Blake began his career creating collages from photographs, cigarette packets and matchboxes. This new approach to the creation of visual art – taking found imagery from Pop culture – was spearheaded in Britain by Blake and continues to inspire contemporary artists today.
Best known for creating the iconic cover to the Beatles’ 1967 album ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’, Blake continues to produce work that draws extensively on elements from popular cultures around the world.