Friday, 3 April 2009

Donald McGill









Art by Donald McGill, The King of the Saucy Postcard. Between 1904-1962 McGill produced an estimated 12,000 designs of which an estimated 200 million were printed and sold.



McGill's trial and censorship under the Conservative government of the fifties.

The censored postcards.

A McGill exhibition at Chris Beetles Gallery (from 2006).

George Orwell's essay on Donald McGill

2 comments:

Bob Byrne said...

heh, they're all great. And strangely arousing....

Jeff said...

Amazing!