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Jamie Reid

Jon Savage, Face, The, October 1983

For someone whose work has graced millions of record sleeves and influenced a whole generation, Jamie Reid’s personal profile is not the highest. This is partly due to personal inclination and partly to the troubling nature of the work he did for The Sex Pistols – hardly likely to be appreciated in this conservative age – but is just as much the result of a stubborn refusal to abandon his preoccupations as one of that rare breed, a political artist.

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