British artist and anarchist
with connections to the situationist
movement. His work, featuring letters cut from newspaper headlines in the style of a ransom note came close to defining the image of punk rock
, particularly in the UK. His best known works include the Sex Pistols
album "Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
" (1978) and singles "Anarchy in the UK
" (1977), "God Save The Queen
" (1978) and others.
Reid produced a series of screen prints in 1997, the twentieth anniversary of the British punk boom.
Reid has also produced artwork for the world music fusion band Afro Celt Sound System