Laurens is a silkscreen print by Sir Peter Blake, a signed, limited edition of 175. Laurens is one of a set of 3 Fag Packet prints, the others in the series are Philip Morris and Nazionali.
Increasingly rare, the Laurens print shows the torn and flattened out remains of the golden yellow cigarette box, with the black and red lettering and the square box background print. The silver areas of this print are covered in silver leaf making this a stunning composition. Spot varnish has also been used to create contrasting finishes across the print.
The Cigarette packet collection represents the found art that peppers Peter Blakes work. This piece equally brings into focus the culture of cool as well as demonstrating that beauty can be found anywhere. Overtime the torn packaging has also highlighted the branding of these 20th century iconic design boxes. Framed on its own or as part of a set of 3 this piece has a massive impact on any setting.
Size (cm): 76 x 101
Medium: Silkscreen, Print
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 175
Size (cm): 76 x 101
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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.