Richard Hollis Designs for the Whitechapel: A Graphic Designer and an Art Galler – Christopher Wilson


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Richard Hollis was the graphic designer for London’s Whitechapel Art Gallery in the years 1969-73 and 1978-85. In this second period, under the directorship of Nicholas Serota, the gallery came to the forefront of the London art scene, with pioneering exhibitions of work by Georg Baselitz, Anselm Kiefer, Joseph Cornell, Philip Guston, Frida Kahlo and Tina Modotti, among others. Hollis’s posters, catalogues, and leaflets, conveyed this sense of discovery, as well as being models of practical graphic design.