Apr 15, 2019 | 2:00 PM | Monday

Mon Apr 15, 2:00 PM - Mon Apr 15, 3:00 PM

MAD | Museum of Arts and Design

2 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

Community: Midtown Manhattan

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In Conversation: John Rotten Lydon and Gillian McCain

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In a free-wheeling conversation, legendary musician John Rotten Lydon and music historian Gillian McCain will unpack the continued controversies and ongoing critique of punk and the movement’s explosive influence on visual culture as seen in Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986 opening at MAD on April 9.

Gillian McCain is the co-author with Legs McNeil of Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk. McCain has collaborated on several poetry and photography collections and had published two books of poetry, TILT and Religion. She is on the board of directors of The Poetry Project and currently lives in New York City.

British musician John Lydon was the lead singer of the seminal punk band the Sex Pistols. He is the lead singer and founder of Public Image Limited, formed in 1987 after the disbanding of the Sex Pistols. He is the author of several books including his autobiography, Anger is an Energy: My Life Uncensored.

Learn more about the exhibition: https://bit.ly/2UHl0N6

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