Credit: PR Sex Pistols, Never Mind The Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols Album Poster, 1977 A riff on the notorious album cover, this promotional poster features the same acid-bright colours and ransom-note text. Jamie Reid’s artwork for the Sex Pistols was integral to their image and caused almost as much controversy. John Mortimer QC helped successfully fight an indecency ban on the album and the poster

The art of punk posters

Credit: PR Sex Pistols, Never Mind The Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols Album Poster, 1977 A riff on the notorious album cover, this promotional poster features the same acid-bright colours and ransom-note text. Jamie Reid’s artwork for the Sex Pistols was integral to their image and caused almost as much controversy. John Mortimer QC helped successfully fight an indecency ban on the album and the poster

Jamie Reid, Plattencover Sex Pistols-Single "God Save the Queen", 1977 - Postmodern - British Punk

Jamie Reid, Plattencover Sex Pistols-Single "God Save the Queen", 1977 - Postmodern - British Punk

God Save The Queen - Swastika Eyes (1977), Newsprint collage with ink on paper, 420mm x 297mm, Jamie Reid (Private collection Houston, TX)

God Save The Queen - Swastika Eyes (1977), Newsprint collage with ink on paper, 420mm x 297mm, Jamie Reid (Private collection Houston, TX)

Folk The Banks, 2011. Ink, collage and acetate on paper, 18 x 18 inches, image © Jamie Reid and courtesy Isis Gallery.

Folk The Banks, 2011. Ink, collage and acetate on paper, 18 x 18 inches, image © Jamie Reid and courtesy Isis Gallery.

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