Derek Boshier: David Bowie and the Clash

One of the pioneers of British Pop Art, Derek Boshier reached a mass audience through his collaborations with musicians such as David Bowie and The Clash.

Derek Boshier, born in Portsmouth in 1937, is a British Pop artist. He works in various media including painting, drawing, collage, photography, film, and sculpture. Boshier attended the Royal College of Art, along with David Hockney and Allen Jones, graduating in 1959. He appeared with Sir Peter Blake, Pauline Boty and Peter Phillips in a BBC film by Ken Russell ‘Pop Goes the Easel’ in 1962. His graphic work with popular music groups such as David Bowie and The Clash have brought his work to a wider audience.


Original prints are available from Pallant Bookshop ranging in price from £480.00 to £500.00, including a signed Sex War Sex Cars original 1966 screenprint. Only 100 prints from this edition have been signed by the artist.


Derek Boshier: David Bowie and The Clash is on at Pallant House Gallery from 23rd June 2012 – 7th October 2012