Jailhouse Rock


Jailhouse Rock, Jeremy Baker, acrylic on canvas, 120 x 90 x 3.5 cm. Unframed with finished edges.

Elvis Presley

The ‘King’ started it all back in 1956 and was considered one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century. He was ‘bad’ enough to be loved by the young and talented enough to be loved by everyone else.  An amazing influence across the world.

Most influential songs for JB were:

In the Ghetto, Heartbreak Hotel, Love me Tender, Suspicious Minds and of course Jailhouse Rock.

Jeremy Baker studied at Bath Academy of Art (part of Bath University) under the tutorship of amongst others, Sir Michael Craig Martin. (Famous for teaching Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Gary Hume and many others.) Leaving university with a BA in Visual Communication.  His career began in art and design.  First in graphic design, then publishing and finally advertising, as an art director for various agencies, before finally setting up his own agency. There, as Creative Director, he won many advertising creative awards (including 3 Clios) over the next 15 years for a wide variety of clients.  After selling the agency, he has been dedicated to creating contemporary art ever since.


Additional information

Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 120 × 90 × 3.5 cm

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