22 September 2022

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Russian Artist Pyotr Pavlensky London Exhibition  – Queen Elizabeth II Fourth Plinth Takeover – Sex Pistols Sotheby’s Auction

Russian Art Activist Pyotr Pavlensky London Exhibition  – Queen Elizabeth II Fourth Plinth Takeover – Sex Pistols Sotheby’s Auction

28 November 2016

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Sex Pistols Memorabilia Worth Millions Burned By McLaren And Westwood’s Son

Joe Corre, the son of Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren and fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood, has set fire to items on the 40th anniversary of the Sex Pistols debut single. The Punk memorabilia said to be worth £5m ($6m) was torched in the middle of the River Thames.

19 February 2016

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Artist Elizabeth Peyton In Appropriation Row With Sex Pistols’ Photographer

The well known ‘Rock’ photographer Dennis Morris has accused artist Elizabeth Peyton of copyright infringement. The case centres around a painting  removed from a Sotheby’s auction last week. Peyton’s John Lydon, Destroyed (1994), was pulled after legal action was threatened over the use of an image of the Sex Pistols singer John Lydon. The original shot was snapped in 1977 […]

15 December 2015

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Punk Culture Celebrates 40 Years With £100k Heritage Lottery Fund Grant

A new exhibition at the British Library will explore punk’s early days in the capital and reveal its remarkable influence spread across music, fashion, print and graphic styles nationwide and internationally. Showcasing a range of fanzines, flyers, recordings and record sleeves from the British Library’s collections alongside rare material from the Jon Savage Archive at […]

7 April 2014

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Leee Black Childers Chronicler Of Drag Queens And Punks Dies

Leee Black Childers, the photographer who captured a generation of New York underground culture, in the 1970s, has died in Los Angeles.

26 January 2014

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The Graphic Language of Punk Explored In New Exhibition

A new survey exhibition exploring the extraordinary diversity of punk and post-punk graphic design has been announced for The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia.  ‘Pretty Vacant’: The Graphic Language of Punk features several hundred posters, flyers, fanzines, handbills, record sleeves, badges and other graphic materials from the collection of Andrew […]

10 August 2012

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Pussy Riot Protest Poster Launched By Artist Jamie Reid

Jamie Reid the iconic creator of the graphic sensibility for the 70’s Punk band, the Sex Pistols has created a poster protesting the internment of the Russian Punk band, Pussy Riot. The three piece female band were arrested for staging an Anti-Putin protest inside an historic Russian Orthodox church in Moscow, while a service was […]