Frank Kozik

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Frank Kozik (born 1962 in Madrid) is an American graphic artist best known for his posters for alternative rock bands.

Kozick, who has a Spanish mother, has worked with Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Melvins, The Offspring and Butthole Surfers.[1] Kozik used to run Man's Ruin Records, a media outlet and record label, and has published several books including Man's Ruin: Posters and Art by Frank Kozik,[2] and Desperate Measures Empty Pleasures.[3] Kozik has been described as "one of the rock world's top poster artists", and interviewed in Rolling Stone. Kozik created Smorkin' Labbit.[4] Although primarily known for his screen prints, a rare painting of the Labbit sold on the TV blind auction show Four Rooms for £4,000.[5]

He is also a member of the Stuckism art movement.[6]

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  1. ^ Powell, Betsy (December 16, 1995). "Twisted take puts artist in demand". Calgary Herald. 
  2. ^ Synder, Michael (July 6, 1995). "Kozik at Vanguard of Vinyl Resurgence, by Design". The San Francisco Chronicle. 
  3. ^ Sullivan, James (May 30, 2002). "Rock art, from cover to cover". The San Francisco Chronicle. 
  4. ^ Gene, Stout (February 18, 1994). "Poster Master Frank Kozik's Works Go On The Wall". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. 
  5. ^ Four Rooms. Series 3. Episode 23. 2 August 2013. Channel 4.
  6. ^ "Stuckists groups worldwide". stuckism.com.

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