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Vintage Blake

Sir Peter recreates his famous album sleeve

  • 02/04/2012
  • Elizabeth Alker

Sir Peter Blake has recreated his most famous piece of artwork, The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club album cover.

It is in celebration of his eightieth birthday and features some of the UK's most famous cutural icons. It will be on display at Wayne Hemmingway's Vintage Festival on the July 13 to 15 as part of an exhibition celebrating Sir Peter's life and work.

The piece includes musical icons such as Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger, musicians that Sir Peter has worked with including Noel Gallagher and Paul Weller and then the likes of Kate Moss, Delia Smith and J K Rowling.

6 Music's Elizabeth Alker spoke to Sir Peter all about it:

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