The Art of Punk Presents a New Documentary on The Dead Kennedys and Their Gritty Aesthetics

Last week, Colin Marshall told you all about The Art of Punk, the new documentary series from the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. This week, the series continues with a new video looking at The Dead Kennedys and the artist behind their striking artwork, Winston Smith. A “punk art surrealist” known for his “hand-carved” collages, Smith is perhaps best known for creating The Dead Kennedys’ iconic logo and other arresting images (see a slideshow here). The new MOCA video covers all of that, and then some, above.

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