The chap in the dog collar is called Gary. He’s a designer friend of graphics muso Vaughan Oliver. Oliver wanted Gary to pose for the poster for his current exhibition, but failed to inform him that Minty is Geordie-speak for ‘smelly and dirty’. The exhibition features work by design group v23 and Oliver’s work for the Cocteau Twins, the Pixies and Raygun magazine covers. It runs until 29 March at the University of Northumbria gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.
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