Derek Boshier, ‘Study of Buddy Holly for 'I Wonder What my Heroes Think of the Space Race’, 1962, Whitford Fine Art

This drawing is a study for a painting which belongs to the Government Art Collection (GAC) and was displayed at the British Embassy in Moscow (the painting refers to the 1961 flight by Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin). In June 2011 it was exhibited at the Whitechapel Gallery, together with other paintings from the GAC.

Signature: Signed and dated lower centre

Image rights: Whitford Fine Art

2016, Pop Art Heroes: Pop, Pin-Ups & Politics, Whitford Fine Art, London.

Derek Boshier: Rethink / Re-entry. London, 2015. Edited by Paul GORMAN with foreword by David HOCKNEY, pl. no. 3, p.13, ill.
Pop Art Heroes Britain, exhibition catalogue, Whitford Fine Art, London, 2016, cat. no. 8, ill.
This is Today, exhibition catalogue, Gazelli Art House, 2016, ill. p.87.

The Artist

About Derek Boshier