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Peter Blake - Four Decades

The Chelsea Futurespace Gallery presents Four Decades, an exhibition of prints by iconic British artist and former Fred Perry collaborator Sir Peter Blake. Known as one of the figureheads of the British Pop Art movement, Blake’s work takes influence from the realms of pop culture, literature, music and contemporary art.

The Very Best Schwitters

Homage to Schwitters by Peter Blake. Courtesy of CCA Galleries

I Love You

I Love You (Portrait of Chuck Berry) by Peter Blake, courtesy of Paul Stolper Gallery.

Included in the exhibition are Blake’s series of Appropriated Alphabets, Alice in Wonderland, and The Butterfly Man, as well as portraits of musicians Chuck Berry, Ian Dury and The Clash. Covering forty years of the artist’s work, the exhibition explores the diversity and dexterity that allows it to transcend the divisions between fine art and pop culture.

Four Decades will run at Chelsea Futurespace until 28th July, 2013.

What Presence! Post Punk Photography

Photographer Harry Papadopoulos takes a step back in time to explore the glamour and grit of the 1980s post punk music scene, in new exhibition What Presence!

Taking place at the McManus Art Gallery & Museum, Dundee, the new exhibition offers a glimpse behind the lens of one of Scotland’s most legendary music photographers, featuring the likes of Aztec Camera, The Birthday Party, The Specials and The Clash.

Suggs of Madness, by Harry Papadopoulos

Orange Juice, by Harry Papadopoulos

Aztec Camera, by Harry Papadopoulos

A self-taught photographer, Papadopoulos began his career by selling photographs to gig-goers outside the Apollo in the late 1970s. He later became a staff photographer for Sounds magazine where he captured a number of music stars on film: from Blondie to David Bowie, the Associates to Devo, by way of Joy Division, Bryan Ferry and Siouxsie and the Banshees. A cult figure on the music scene, Papadopoulos’ London flat became a second home to fellow Scots migrants such as Orange Juice, Aztec Camera, Josef K and The Bluebells.

What Presence! is a touring exhibition from the Streetlevel Photoworks in Glasgow, which was co-curated by singer from The Bluebells, Ken McCluskey. Taking place until Sunday 11th August, the exhibition will be accompanied by a series of talks, impromptu music events and workshops.

All images © Henry Papadopoulos.

60 Year Gallery Travels to DSM Ginza

Following on from our exhibition space at London's Dover Street Market, a selection of Fred Perry shirts from our 60 Year Anniversary project made the journey to DSM's store in Ginza, Japan. Acclaimed set designer Andy Hilman created a unique elephant installation to sit alongside the gallery, which will remain at DSM Ginza until the 25th April.

60 Year Gallery & Andy Hilman Installation - DSM Ginza

60 Year Gallery & Andy Hilman Installation - DSM Ginza

Raf Simons Customised Fred Perry Shirt - DSM Ginza

Customised Fred Perry Shirt by 'Bomshelter' - DSM Ginza

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60 Year Gallery & Andy Hilman Installation - DSM Ginza

The exhibition includes customisations by Raf Simons, PPQ, Hiroko Takahashi and Douglas Coupland. See more shirts from our 60 Years project in our online gallery.

Each of the shirts from the project will be auctioned for charity later in the year, with all proceeds going to the Amy Winehouse Foundation.