1950 | FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER | SELF-MADE SUMMER AND WINTER SHOES

1950 | Friedensreich Hundertwasser in Paris
Self-made summer and winter shoes, with nature-made cracks on the sidewalk
Photograph by Augustin Dumage

The front cover of Happy? was a nod to the German artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser, whose work I was truly impressed by. I don’t know nothing about him, I don’t want to. I just know that any time that man put something together I was completely interested. He did architecture, too, and it was always interesting, for instance using gardens on the floors of skyscrapers, and altering the shape of a building and making it interesting to the eye for the observer – as on our sleeve. 
John "Rotten" Lydon
Anger Is An Energy (Simon & Schuster, 2014)


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