The Independent backs London Advertising + Mandarin Oriental + Peter Blake COVID auction
Sections of Sir Peter Blake’s artwork Our Fans, which features the likes of Dame Helen Mirren and Dame Maggie Smith, are being auctioned off to raise money for The Independent’s Help The Hungry campaign.
The mural – which echoes Sir Peter’s 1967 artwork for The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album – was draped over the London Mandarin Oriental hotel in Knightsbridge during its 2017 renovation.
The work, the largest piece ever created by Sir Peter, is the size of 38 London buses and was commissioned by London Advertising.
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