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Sir Peter Blake, Patron of the John Moores Painting Prize and winner of the John Moores junior painting prize in 1961, has created a unique artwork commemorating the 60th anniversary of the competition.
Sir Peter is one of Britain’s best known Pop artists who co-created The Beatles iconic Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album sleeve, as well as record sleeves for Band Aid, The Who and Paul Weller. In Liverpool, his design of the Mersey Ferry Snowdrop was inspired by First World War dazzle ships. It was one of three designs commissioned by Liverpool Biennial and National Museums Liverpool to commemorate the centenary of the start of the war in 2014.
Look out for his John Moores Painting Prize design across the exhibition media campaign launching late June, as well as on venue banners, leaflets and posters. John Moores Painting Prize 2018 opens at the Walker Art Gallery on 14 July, find out which artists are exhibiting here.
27 May 2015 by Jen
Are you stuck for something to do with the kids? You could take a trip on the Mersey ferry Snowdrop, which has been transformed with a fantastic dazzle inspired artwork designed by Sir Peter Blake. Dazzle was a scheme created in the First World War which saw Allied ships painted in outlandish designs to make them more difficult to target by enemy U-boats. Read more…