Stuart Bailey on Richard Hollis

Richard Hollis's cover design for John Berger's Ways of Seeing (1972)
55 Walker Street . 212 226 3970
Opens: 09/26/13, Closes: 09/26/13

Stuart Bailey, a founding member of the visual art/graphic design collective Dexter Sinister, will discuss the wide-ranging influence of the legendary British designer Richard Hollis (born 1934). Bailey is the co-curator of Artists Space’s current exhibition devoted to Hollis’s career as a pioneering graphic artist, magazine editor, educator, and writer. Hollis’s seminal books include the design of the classic Penguin edition of John Berger’s Ways of Seeing (1972), the cut-and-paste collage covers of The New Society (1965-68), and Graphic Design: A Concise History (1994).

Stuart Bailey’s talk “The Truth About Hollis” will take place on Thursday, September 26 at 7 PM.

Artists Space’s Books and Talks venue is located at 55 Walker Street and is open Wednesday to Sunday, from 12 to 6 PM.