(graphic design biographer)
Born in Cleethorpes, England, Kerry William Purcell studied visual cultural theory at Middlesex University. He graduated in 1996, receiving an MA with distinction. He then worked as a picture editor for a national left-wing magazine, before becoming the archivist at The Photographers’ Gallery, London.
From 2000 onwards he has been a writer, critic and historian. His first book on the celebrated art director and photographer Alexey Brodovitch was published by Phaidon Press in 2002. This has been followed by...More>