Appropriated Alphabets is a set of 12 pieces created using Peter Blake's extensive collection of found typography and printed ephemera, ranging from bus tickets and fonts, to illustrations and typefaces. Each piece offers an interesting finish, ranging from gold-leaf and embossing, to collage and metallic inks.
Over the course of his career, Blake has created multiple works based around the alphabet including his Dazzle Alphabet and his 1991 pop culture alphabet. This love of the alphabet is further exploration of the themes of nostalgia and childhood innocence that permeate much of his work.
From a limited edition of 100, every piece in the Appropriated Alphabets Series is signed by the artist.
Size (cm): 45.1 x 46.6
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Medium: Silkscreen, Print
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Set of Works: Yes
Edition Size: 100
Size (cm): 45.1 x 46.6
Image Size (cm): 32.3 x 32.3
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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.