Sid Jocoy

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Sid Jocoy Print

Year: 2003
Run Size: 93
Part of Set: This is Your God
Size: 36x48
Paper: unknown
Print Type: Screen Print
Release Date:

This image is based on a 1978 Jim Jocoy photograph of Sid Vicious.

From Supply and Demand, pg. 283:
This Sid image is a stencil I made from a portrait by Jim Jocoy, who was kind enough to let me use this recently-published photo as a reference. The interesting thing about Sid is that he didn’t really do much to shape punk music, yet he remains one of its most enduring images. Sid really had the fashion image down, but he only actually played on two songs on Never Mind the Bollocks. Sid is a classic example of style over substance. I was a sucker for his image. At age 15, one of the first stencils I ever made was Sid with the spiky hair, lock chain, and snarled lip. I look at Sid as less cool and more tragic these days, but he has still sold more t-shirts than anyone else in punk rock. Sprite was wrong – image is everything!

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