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Kerry William Purcell

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Name  Kerry Purcell
Books  Alexey Brodovitch, Weegee
Role  Author
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Kerry William Purcell is an English author on graphic design and visual culture. He is a frequent contributor to Baseline, Grafik and Eye Magazine.

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Born in Cleethorpes, Purcell is a writer, design critic and historian. His first book on the celebrated art director and photographer Alexey Brodovitch was published by Phaidon Press in 2002. This has been followed by his concise biography on the renowned photographer Weegee (Phaidon, London, 2004), his comprehensive study of the Swiss graphic designer Josef Muller-Brockmann (Phaidon, London, 2006) and a book on the work of Magnum photographer Steve McCurry entitled In the Shadow of the Mountains (Phaidon, London, 2007). He is also co-editor of the forthcoming Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design (2012). His writing has been published in several anthologies.

He is Lecturer in Design History at The University of Hertfordshire.

Books

  • "Alexey Brodovitch", 2002, Phaidon Press. (ISBN 978-0714841632)
  • "Weegee" (Phaidon, London, 2004) (ISBN 978-0714842240)
  • "Josef Muller-Brockmann", 2007, Phaidon Press. (ISBN 978-0714843490)
  • "In The Shadow of the Mountains" 2008 (Phaidon Press, 2007) (ISBN 978-0714846408)
  • "Alexey Brodovitch - Ballet. Books on Books 11" (Errata, 2011) (ISBN 1935004220)
  • "Phaidon Graphic Archive" 2012, Phaidon Press
  • Book contributions

  • Looking at Class: Film, Television and the Working Class in Britain, edited by Sheila Rowbotham and Huw Benyon, Rivers Oram Press. (ISBN 978-1854891211)
  • The Education of a Photographer, edited by Steven Heller and Charles Traub, Allworth Press. (ISBN 978-1581154504)
  • I Heart Design: Remarkable Graphic Design Selected by Designers, Illustrators, and Critics. Edited by Steven Heller, Rockport Publishers Inc. (ISBN 978-1592536825)
  • Magazine articles

  • Alexey Brodovitch, Baseline 31, edited by Mike Daines and Hans Deiter Reichert, Bradbourne Publishing, 2000.
  • Ballet, Baseline 40, edited by Mike Daines and Hans Deiter Reichert, Bradbourne Publishing, 2003.
  • Photographie, Baseline 41, edited by Mike Daines and Hans Deiter Reichert, Bradbourne Publishing, 2003.
  • The Crafty Linotyper, Eye, No. 55, Vol. 14, edited by Rick Poynor, Haymarket, Spring 2005.
  • Camera, Baseline 46, edited by Mike Daines and Hans Deiter Reichert, Bradbourne Publishing, 2005.
  • Westvaco: Inspirations for Printers, Baseline 47, edited by Mike Daines and Hans Deiter Reichert, Bradbourne Publishing, 2005.
  • Herbert Matter: The Art of Photo-Graphics, Baseline 49, edited by Mike Daines and Hans Deiter Reichert, Bradbourne Publishing, 2006.
  • Alphabet and Image'', Baseline 50, edited by Mike Daines and Hans Deiter Reichert, Bradbourne Publishing, 2006.
  • ''The Thackeray Alphabet'', Baseline 51, edited by Mike Daines and Hans Deiter Reichert, Bradbourne Publishing, 2007.
  • British Football Programmes (Published in Baseline 53, 2007)
  • The Art of Psychographics'', Baseline 56, Edited by Hans Deiter Reichert, Bradbourne Publishing, 2008
  • Martine Klimas, Grafik Magazine, No.162, 2008)
  • "Olympic Pictograms, "Grafik Magazine" 178, 2009
  • "Life Class", Grafik Magazine, No. 175, 2009
  • "Project Projects" Grafik Magazine, No.182, 2010)
  • "Massimo Vignelli", Grafik Magazine, No.181, 2010
  • "Frozen Fire", Eye Magazine, No.77, 2010
  • "Great Magazine", "Baseline Magazine", No.59, 2011
  • "Wim Crouwel", Eye Magazine, No. 79, 2011
  • References

    Kerry William Purcell Wikipedia


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