Scott King: Art Works

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Scott King: Art Works By Jon Savage, Lionel Bovier, Scott King
Publisher: JRP|Ringier 2010 | 232 Pages | ISBN: 3037641185 | File type: PDF | 134 mb

Scott King moves fluidly back and forth between art and design. As Art Director of i-D and Creative Director of Sleazenation magazines (for which he was awarded Best Cover and Best Designed Feature of the Year prizes), King’s design work is already well-known around the world. As an artist, King plays fast and loose with twentieth-century icons: in “Brian,” for example, a viewer recognizes at a glance Lenin’s familiar visage, with the face turned sternly to the side, the moustache plumping his marblesque upper lip, but the face on this white bust bears eye makeup and a hint of blush, and feathers sprout from the neck on either side. (“Lenin as Brian E Follow Rules!

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