Sunday, August 19, 2007

Jamie Reid’s legendary original Sex Pistols artwork::.

via* supertouch 2007 marks the thirty year anniversary of one of punk rock’s most celebrated landmarks, the release of the Sex Pistols’ debut album, “Never Mind the Bollocks…,” and artist Jamie Reid’s equally legendary and (at the time) incendiary imagery that accompanied it. Celebrating the depressed and debauched era that spawned the musical genre, London’s BARBICAN CENTRE has staged what could best be described as a lopsided retrospective of art in the era of Punk, “Panic Attack!: Art in the Punk Years.” Make no mistake, this is not a show OF punk artists but rather an exhibit exploring artists working IN and AROUND the era of punk in the late 1970s and early ’80s in Britain and the United States, at a time when both countries were a breeding ground for Read the rest of this entry »

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