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Horace Panter

Born in Croydon in 1953, Panter graduated with a degree in Fine Art from Coventry’s ‘Lanchester Polytechnic’ in 1975. It was there that he met Jerry Dammers and, together with Lynval Golding, they formed The Specials. Although better known as a musician, Horace has always kept up with his art practice, gradually moving away from the ethos of ‘art language’ to return to painting, influenced by the artists he had first encountered as a child of the 60s: Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Edward Hopper and Peter Blake. He says “ It was art I could relate to, alongside my other predilection for the 12” vinyl record ... for an impressionable youth this collision of art and music was magical!”

The Pop Art concept of elevating the mundane has had a strong influence on his work; the talisman-like qualities afforded to everyday objects continue to guide his subject matter, especially the CASSETTE series. Panter says the original Pop Art explosion “was akin to what Punk Rock was for the music industry ... it shook things up, turned art on its head”; these cassettes are an updated take on what is now a traditional art form.

“The studio demo contained the bare bones of a song before it was finished/edited/mixed... crucial tool for musicians to hear how they sounded.” The cassette itself turned out to be ephemeral but, together with the Sony Walkman, it was revolutionary: “For the very first time, music was portable and individual; making mixtapes was just so liberating in terms of choosing what to listen to... I still don’t get Spotify!”

American comedian, Fred Armisen, owns the orignal GHOST TOWN cassette painting: “When I saw the images of the paintings, they were better than I could ever imagine... beautiful and straight to the point... there’s no begging in them”. (Fred Armisen 2016).

HORACE PANTER
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The B52s by artist Horace Panter

The B52s

Signed limited edition cassette print by Horace Panter of The B-52's

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Horace Panter Compilation 2 (COMP002HOPA)

Horace Panter Multi-Cassette Technicolour

Signed limited edition technicoloured cassette art print by Horace Panter featuring 24 different images including The Clash & Sex Pistols

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The Specials Ghost Town by artist Horace Panter

The Specials

Signed limited edition fine art cassette print by Horace Panter of The Specials 'Ghost Town'

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The Clash 'Rock the Casbah' by artist Horace Panter | Buy limited edition fine art prints

The Clash

Signed limited edition fine art cassette print by Horace Panter of The Clash's 'Rock The Casbah'

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Bruce Sprinsteen 'Born in the USA' by artist Horace Panter

Bruce Springsteen

Signed limited edition fine art cassette print by Horace Panter of Bruce Springsteen's 'Born in the USA'

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David Bowie by artist Horace Panter

David Bowie

Signed limited edition fine art cassette print by Horace Panter of David Bowie's 'Heroes'

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Free by artist Horace Panter

Free

Signed limited edition cassette print by Horace Panter of Free's All Right Now

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Pulp 'Comon People' by artist Horace Panter

Pulp

Signed limited edition fine art cassette print by Horace Panter of Pulp's 'Common people'

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Chic Good Times by artist Horace Panter

Chic

Signed limited edition fine art cassette print by Horace Panter of Chic's 'Good Times'

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Clash, The (CL002HOPA)

The Clash

The Clash Pop Art limited edition fine art print by Horace Panter

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Horace Panter Cassette Compliation Artwork

Horace Panter Multi-Cassette Stripe

Signed limited edition multicoloured cassette art print by Horace Panter featuring 24 different images including Madness, Blur & David Bowie

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Joe Strummer (CL003HOPA)

Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer Pop Art limited edition fine art print by Horace Panter

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Kurt Cobain by artist Horace Panter

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain Pop Art limited edition fine art print by artist Horace Panter.

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The Ramones by artist Horace Panter

The Ramones

The Ramones Pop Art limited edition fine art print by artist Horace Panter

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