Often described as the godfather of British pop art, over the past sixty years artist Sir Peter Blake has enjoyed a celebrated career. Famous for his Beatles' Sgt Pepper's album cover, he has produced a vast body of paintings, collages and album covers. In 2015, aged 82, Peter was commissioned to produce his largest work to date, the re-design of a Mersey ferry. In this film, we spend time with Peter at work in his studio and follow the process of the ferry's pop art makeover, from Peter's early drawings to the launch in Liverpool, revealing an iconic British artist still as active today as he ever was.
Cirque du Soleil® presents FLOW: A Tribute to the Artists of “O™”, a poetic immersion into the depths of its Las Vegas show “O” at the Bellagio. Explore a metaphorical musing of human presence on the blue planet as the artists of “O” express and discover the intimacy they share with the four elements: Fire, Air, Earth and Water. FLOW is a tribute to the artists of “O” and provides an insightful look into their world and the challenges they face.
The circus artist Leni Peickert is planning the circus of the future. She wants to show the animals authentically, and not dressed up as people. In face of the inhuman situation, the artists are to increase the degree of difficulty in their work. But her plan goes awry. Leni Peickert approaches a television company, seeing a knowledge of this special technology as a more suitable basis for her attempt to change the world.
In a story previously untold on film, HRH The Prince of Wales makes a journey through history to celebrate the artistic gene in his family and reveal an extraordinary treasure trove of work by royal hands past and present. Set against the spectacular landscapes of the Royal Estates and containing insights into works by members of the Royal Family down the centuries and The Prince of Wales's own watercolours, ROYAL PAINTBOX explores a colourful palette of intimate family memory and observation.