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Dead Children Playing: A Picture Book

Overview

Stanley Donwood and the enigmatic Dr Tchock are the elusive duo responsible for Radiohead’s artwork. Containing paintings they have produced in the last decade, this book alsocontains a cornucopia of never-before-seen artwork. Featuring the apocalyptic scenes of the OK Computer album, the startling, sinister shadow of memory cast onto the present in the Kid A paintings, and theoverwhelming information overload of Hail to the Thief’s landscapes of conflict, Dead Children Playing presents some of the most iconic ...

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Overview

Stanley Donwood and the enigmatic Dr Tchock are the elusive duo responsible for Radiohead’s artwork. Containing paintings they have produced in the last decade, this book alsocontains a cornucopia of never-before-seen artwork. Featuring the apocalyptic scenes of the OK Computer album, the startling, sinister shadow of memory cast onto the present in the Kid A paintings, and theoverwhelming information overload of Hail to the Thief’s landscapes of conflict, Dead Children Playing presents some of the most iconic artwork of our time.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“I’ve read lots of his stuff and it’s always good and I am in no way biased.” —Thom Yorke, lead singer of Radiohead
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781781689097
  • Publisher: Verso Books
  • Publication date: 7/7/2015
  • Pages: 75

Meet the Author

Stanley Donwood has collaborated on all Radiohead’s artwork since the release of The Bends in 1995 and won a Grammy Award for Best Packaging/Artwork for the special edition of Amnesiac. His sequence of London Views can be seen accompanying Thom Yorke’s The Eraser. His books include Slowly Downward: A Collection of Miserable Stories; and Catacombs of Terror!: Cheap Thrilling Trash. He lives in Oxfordshire in the UK.

Dr. Tchock is the lead singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock group Radiohead.

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