Guy Peellaert Guy Peellaert was a Belgian artist, painter, illustrator, comic artist and photographer, most famous for the book Rock Dreams, and his album covers for rock artists like David Bowie and The Rolling Stones He also designed film posters for films like Taxi Driver, Paris, Texas, and Short Cuts The band Frankie Goes to Hollywood took their name from Peellaert s painting, titled Frank Sinatra, which featured the Guy Peellaert Belgian artist and illustrator Britannica Nov , Guy Peellaert, Belgian Pop artist and illustrator born April , , Brussels, Belg died Nov , , Paris, France , shot to international cult status with the book Rock Dreams , a surrealist compilation of sketches, photographs, paintings, and collages depicting iconic rock musicians About The Estate of Guy Peellaert Our mission is to sustain, expand and protect the artistic legacy of Guy Peellaert A not for profit organization, the Estate aims to keep this legacy alive and relevant for later generations of artists and image makers, and to enable curators, academics, collectors, journalists as well as the general public to rediscover Peellaert s singular body of work and find compelling new ways of approaching it. News The Estate of Guy Peellaert When in Nik Cohn and Guy Peellaert embarked on their collaboration for the Rock Dreams series with the aim of capturing the daydreams that had shaped popular music as a collective fantasy from Frank Sinatra to David Bowie, they chose to deal with Bob Dylan with a suite of four distinct images under the title Robert Zimmerman, His Journeys and Adventures. Guy Peellaert Discography Discogs Guy Peellaert Brussels, Belgium, April Paris, France, November was a Belgian artist, painter, illustrator, comic artist and photographer. Guy Peellaert s original art prints vintageposternd Guy Peellaert was born on April , in Brussels died in , into a wealthy and influential aristocratic family In the mid sixties Peellaert moved to Paris, where he started working as an advertiser and decorator for theaters and comic strip artist. Guy Peellaert Lambiek Comiclopedia Guy Peellaert is most famous as an illustrator and album cover designer for various rock artists, such as David Bowie, Willy DeVille and The Rolling Stones He is renowned for his work with pastel, airbrush and photographic collage. Decadence, Dystopia Dread How Guy Peellaert Unleashed Source Guy Peellaert A product of post war Europe, Peellaert was part of the first generation to be inundated with American art, film noir, pulp literature, jazz records and pop culture Overwhelmed and inspired in equal measure, his work covered art, painting, illustration, photography and comics. Rock Dreams VARIA Nik Cohn, Kathrin Muir, Guy Peellaert Dec , life is but a rock n roll dreamthirty years ago, artist guy peellaert teamed up with author nik cohn to create this fantasy tribute to rock n roll and rb through surreal texts and images, cohn and peelaert paint an imaginary world where the great gods of mid century popular music appear in their own settings the drifters under the boardwalk, otis redding on the dock of the bay, the beach boys on the Rock Dreams Artwork of Guy Peellaert Voices of East Anglia Belgian artist Guy Peellaert is the man responsible for the album cover of Diamond Dogs by David Bowie the one where he s been illustrated as a half man, half dog creature He also produced the artwork for the Rolling Stones album It s only Rock n Roll.