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Madeleine McCann Seen With Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Simon Cowell, Princess Diana, Winston Churchill And Gordon Brown

by | 1st, November 2008

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann, Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

THIS IS TAMWORTH: “Chase artist’s postage stamp portraits in museum display”

AN EXHIBITION of postage stamp portraits, created by renowned Hednesford artist Pete Mason, is on display at the Museum of Cannock Chase.

A wrote a letter to the papers, they printed it on Anorak…

The painter and illustrator is displaying his works, including pictures containing 2500 stamps up to 20,000 stamps, until November 14.

At 32p a stamp, it’s an expensive hobby…

The exhibition, entitled Post Pop Art Too! includes Whaam!, a tribute to Roy Lichtenstein, and a further tribute to the abstract artist Bridget Riley, as well as portraits of Simon Cowell, Princess Diana, Winston Churchill and Gordon Brown.

All the great – the legends – of British life, of what makes this country great…

A number of smaller canvases have been included with portraits of Terry Wogan, Nelson Mandella [sic], Margaret Thatcher and Madeleine McCann.

Maddie. Maddie. Maddie. Out! Out! Out!
Free-eeeee Madldine MCCann/ 17 months in….Blankety Blank…

“By choosing the ordinary everyday objects of postage stamps and placing them so that their usual significance becomes obscure, it enables the audience to see art with new eyes,” said a spokesman for the museum, who added: “In this case Pete takes ordinary things and combines them in extraordinary ways.”

Now to find a big envelope…

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