In conjunction with the release of David Shrigley's issue 19 with THE THING Quarterly, we created two silkscreened posters. The imagery for the It Wasn’t My Idea poster comes directly from a phrase card contained in David's issue and was silkscreened with care on white, 65 lb. paper.
Imagery by David Shrigley
Design by MacFadden and Thorpe
Printed in Oakland, CA by Paul Morgan
- DAVID SHRIGLEY
David Shrigley was born in 1968, in Macclesfield, England. He studied Fine Art at Glasgow School of Art from 1988 to 1991. His work encompasses drawing, sculpture, photography, animation and music. Recent exhibitions include Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen; BQ, Cologne; Anton Kern Gallery New York; Carnegie International, Pittsburgh; Bergen Konsthall, Norway. His drawings have appeared in newspapers and magazines such as Esquire (Japan), Donna (Italy), Arena (UK), The Gaurdian (UK), Le Monde (France) Suddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), New York Times (US). He has produced animated pop promos for Blur and Bonnie Prince Billy and has produced album artwork for artists such as Deerhoof and Malcolm Middleton. In 2006 he produced a spoken word album Shrigley Forced To Speak With Others and in 2007 released a compilation album Worried Noodles featuring 39 artists invited to create songs based on his lyrics originally published in a book of the same name. The project included contributions from David Byrne and Franz Ferdinand amongst others. Shrigley is the author of numerous books of drawings details of which can be found at Redstone Press, He now lives and works in Glasgow and is represented by the Stephen Friedman Gallery, London.
More about David Shrigley can be found here.