Sir Peter Blake Pop Art
Bentley commissioned Sir Peter to deliver the world’s very first Pop Art Bentley, attracting on inspiration through the recommended artist’s celebrated profession on forefront of popular British pop music art action. Bentley has actually contributed the automobile towards Care2Save Charitable Trust, which supplies palliative and hospice attention throughout the world.
Commenting on this specific payment and Charitable Trust, Kevin Rose, Bentley’s Member of the Board for product sales, advertising and Aftersales, claims:
“Sir Peter has actually created a strikingly colourful vehicle, encapsulating precisely why he's looked at as certainly one of Britain’s leading musicians and artists. It was a remarkable project becoming part of, particularly when it comes to competent artisans inside our bespoke Mulliner unit, who worked closely with Sir Peter to carry this design to life. We proudly supported the Care2Save Charity Trust and the hospice action for more than 25 many years and thus simply take great delight from donating this inimitable automobile for these types of a worthwhile cause.”
Sir Peter Blake, recognized for creating the sleeve the Beatles iconic Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album, the Oasis end the Clocks sleeve and a lot of recently ‘Everybody Razzle Dazzle’ in association with the Liverpool Bi-ennial and Tate Liverpool, commentary:
“I am happy to have been associated with transforming this beautiful vehicle, and possess enormous admiration for anyone at Bentley which introduced my design into being, to create this one-off beautiful car.”
Malcolm Barber, Bonhams Co-Chairman, said:
“This collaboration with deluxe marque Bentley, world-renowned Brit artist, Sir Peter Blake, and Bonhams, auctioneers of fine art and motor vehicles, is the perfect relationship. “We have an extended set up relationship with Bentley, because the world-record holders when it comes to best Bentley marketed at auction, and so are delighted to possess been chosen given that auctioneers of choice for sale of this really unique engine automobile, with profits to benefit such a great charity. The Festival of Speed is the perfect platform for attempting to sell such an uncommon motor vehicle, so we enjoy some spirited bidding.”
A bespoke Bentley with Pop Art vision
Possibly the many striking feature of Sir Peter’s bold vision – instantly recognisable as a Sir Peter trademark - is a St James Red heart theme painted by hand onto a Continental Yellow bonnet, a symbol in-keeping with the compassionate work of hospices.