Raymond Pettibon and Scott Campbell

On jail, art, horse races & boloney sandwiches

Interview with Raymond Pettibon and Scott Campbell by Alessandro Simonetti

This book is a very intimate conversation where the two artists discuss various unexpected topics such as their respective views on art and life, as well as the memories of their common time spent in jail. It was hosted on June 5th, 2013 by Italian photographer Alessandro Simonetti who simply let the conversation run and added his B&W close ups photographs, making it an overall surprising document.


Publisher: CLASSIC Paris

Artists: Raymond Pettibon

Designer: KELH

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Softcover

Dimensions: 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in (10.8 x 15.9 cm)

Pages: 176

Special Features: First edition of 300 copies

Language: English, Italian, French

ISBN: 9791094709009

Retail: $35

Status: Available

Raymond Pettibon

Raymond Pettibon (b. 1957, Tucson) is known for his work that embraces a wide spectrum of American high and low culture, from the deviations of marginal youth to art history, literature, sports, religion, politics, and sexuality. Taking their points of departure in the Southern California punk-rock culture of the late 1970s and 1980s and the do-it-yourself aesthetic of album covers, comics, concert flyers, and fanzines that characterized the movement, his drawings have come to occupy their own genre of potent and dynamic artistic commentary, ranging from punchy and political to high literary and extremely poetic.

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