Winter 2017

A single-minded art director

Willy Fleckhaus: Design, Revolt, Rainbow

MAKK (Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln), An der Rechtschule, 50667 Köln, Germany, 26 August – 11 December 2016

A stone’s throw from the building in Cologne where Twen, Germany’s Zeitgeist magazine of the 1960s, was launched, MAKK’s exhibition of the work of Twen’s art director Willy Fleckhaus was a chance to assess his reputation.


Cover of Twen no. 12, 1963. Here, Fleckhaus repurposes an Irving Penn shot.
Top: Spread from Twen no. 11, 1962, opening a sequence of portraits of John Coltrane by Robert Freeman.


Stephen Coates, designer, art director, London

Read the full version in Eye no. 93 vol. 24, 2017


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