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Stanley Donwood is well known for his collaboration with Radiohead, having produced the artwork for the bands album and single record sleeves since 1994, when he designed the artwork for My Iron Lung.
Donwood’s artistic flair has earned him a number of accolades which he is generally reluctant to mention; and has in 2001 won a Grammy along with Doktor Tchock for best Packaging/Artwork for the Special Edition of Amnesiac.
Donwood has also published a selection of books, the most recent being ’Slowly Downward; A collection of miserable stories’, 2005 and is currently working on two new books to be entitled ’Household Worms’and ’Folly’.
www.eyestorm.com /artists/profile/Stanley_Donwood.html   (155 words)

 Stanley Donwood on artnet
These were painted by Stanley in the band's Los Angeles studio during the final recordings of the Hail to the Thief album itself.
Stanley Donwood was described by GQ magazine as "the Terry Gilliam of Radiohead", which he hated, saying "a soundbite is a statement designed to preclude intelligent thought".
Stanley's art veers from propagandist graphics to introspective illustrations, but a consistent strength is its combination of deep personal and political emotions with modesty and humour; weighty subjects examined not entirely seriously but certainly respectfully.
www.artnet.com /artist/424333865/stanley-donwood.html   (295 words)

 Stanley Donwood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Donwood and Yorke met at the University of Exeter as art students.
After graduating, Donwood worked as a freelance artist in Plymouth, England, until asked by Yorke to produce the cover art for The Bends, beginning a long collaborative working relationship between the pair for produce Radiohead art and promotions.
Donwood's most recent exhibition, "London Views", is a series of fourteen woodcut-style prints of various London landmarks being destroyed by fire and flood.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stanley_Donwood   (435 words)

 Cool Hunting: Stanley Donwood London Views Jigsaw
I think I like Thom Yorke better when he's with the rest of Radiohead, but I'm glad he's continued the long-term collaboration with Stanley Donwood for the artwork on "solo" album The Eraser.
Donwood, aka Dan Rickwood, started creating the work called London Views, at the same time that Yorke began recording his album.
You can find more information at Donwood's excellent mini-site on London Views, while signed prints and other artwork by him can be seen, and purchased, at Slowly Downward.
www.coolhunting.com /archives/2006/07/stanley_donwood.php   (818 words)

 Radiohead News | ateaseweb.com
Dead Children Playing, at the city's Iguapop Gallery, will feature paintings and linocuts by Stanley Donwood and the collaborator he calls "Dr Tchock" - widely believed to be a pseudonym for Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke.
The cover of the band's 2000 album Kid A, Donwood says, was inspired by a Guardian front page photograph he saw during the Kosovo war.
Donwood's most recent cover, for Yorke's solo album The Eraser, is taken from a stark 13ft linocut that the artist shaped with a chisel.
www.ateaseweb.com /news/archive/2006/11/stanley_donwood_10.php   (345 words)

"Stanley Donwood is the pen name of English writer and artist Dan Rickwood, who has gained fame for his work on the album and poster art for Radiohead on every release since their My Iron Lung EP (1994).
Donwood cites Caspar David Friedrich and Hieronymous Bosch, as well as time spent in war museums and mountain landscapes[2], as influences in its bleak, post-apocalyptic style.
Donwood's most recent exhibition, "London Views", is a series of fourteen woodcut-style prints of various London landmarks being destroyed by fire and flood.
profile.myspace.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=118121318   (946 words)

 disinformation | radiohead
Donwood's work has made him almost an invisible sixth member, and it has played a large part in shaping Radiohead's essence.
The Donwood Effect has now been given wider exposure — the bears are his design, and the band’s public image is changing with his increasing influence over it.
A guide to and collection of the work of Stanley Donwood, including a history of the official Radiohead site, Donwood's sketchbook, an exploration of the source of his use of pictographic symbols, and exhibitions information.
www.disinfo.com /archive/pages/dossier/id476/pg1/index.html   (1597 words)

 nigel godrich, where are you?
Stanley Donwood: The "Stanley" of "Stanley and Tchock" [a.k.a.
The bands and Stanley walked back into the woods later that night and found the cave they discovered earlier.
Stanley stormed into the area of the cave where the bears were.
www.couplandesque.net /despair/nigel.htm   (1247 words)

 Stanley Donwood: ZoomInfo Business People Information
None other than Radiohead's favorite artist, Stanley Donwood, who has worked with the band on all of their album and poster artwork since the release of the My Iron Lung EP in 1994.
Donwood is in fact a pseudonym for the writer and artist Dan Rickwood, who attended the University of Exeter with Thom Yorke.
GQ explain who he is (for those who still haven't got a clue): Stanley Donwood is the semi-official sixth member of Radiohead.
www.zoominfo.com /people/donwood_stanley_40890744.aspx   (284 words)

 regular exercise at the gym (3 days a week)
When originally planning the packaging for this release, Thom Yorke and Stanley Donwood had trouble finding a concept on which to base the artwork since they had to develop an idea which was completely new.
Donwood remarks that he and Thom were struggling so much that the best they could come up with was "Airbag: We are Running out of Ideas… E.P".
This particular tongue in cheek excerpt bears a remarkable similarity to the introduction to the NODATA questionnaire discussed elsewhere, Donwood's concerns about the growth of the data industry evidently powerful enough to express in the cover artwork for Radiohead as well as his own independent projects.
www.klbschool.org.uk /pupilswork/art/lloyd/airbag.htm   (353 words)

 "you go forward, ill go back ward, somewhere we'll remain."   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
slowly downward.com - stanley donwood's website, poetry, some artwork, interesting questionnaire, basically a look inside stanley's head, form his point of view.
climbing up the walls - a guide to stanley donwood, includes interviews, and less well known artwork.
yes ; data - website devoted to stanley donwood and his works, all kinds of great information on radiohead's "artist guru".
www.eden.rutgers.edu /~dbeamer/nicetry.html   (494 words)

 Boing Boing: "Radiohead artist" Stanley Donwood's prints online (UPDATED)
Stanley Donwood's artwork graces nearly every hard copy of Radiohead music I own.
Above: Such a Pretty House; originally made by Stanley Donwood and, ahem, "Dr. Tchock", for the cover of the Radiohead single No Surprises, from the album OK Computer.
This was just as Kid A was being released; Donwood had collaborated with Radiohead, Shynola, and Chris Bran to make a bunch of super-short little online promo videos for the record, which they called "blips," instead of doing full-song-length MTV-style videos.
www.boingboing.net /2005/08/16/radiohead_artist_sta.html   (827 words)

 Stanley Donwood: Radiohead's Artist Interview - antiMusic.com
Stanley: That is too hard a question for me. I've been pretty happy, on the whole, with all of the Radiohead work that I've done.
Stanley: I've had a site called slowlydownward.com for ages, which has a lot of my written work on it; as I say, I used to make screenprints and I really like the process of printing and how the finished prints look.
Stanley: The first one was called 'Slowly Downward', and it was originally published by a bloke I met in the pub.
www.antimusic.com /features/05/radiohead/index.shtml   (2456 words)

 the prey of worms - murder by stanley donwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
the prey of worms - murder by stanley donwood
I agree with a lot of Donwood's views of today's society and I like the ways he presents those views.
This piece is included here to show a view of death that wasn't represented in the other poems.
www-personal.umich.edu /~bmcguir/worms14.html   (92 words)

 Stanley Donwood expo in Barcelona, Spain! - ateaseweb.com | radiohead message board
Stanley Donwood expo in Barcelona, Spain! - ateaseweb.com
and try to take a picture of stanley if he happens to be around on the opening night.
and even if he donwood didn't do stuff for rh, if i had come across his artwork i would definitely have looked him up.
www.ateaseweb.com /mb/index.php?showtopic=234987028&mode=linearplus&view=findpost&p=2652843   (669 words)

 Thom Yorke to exhibit Radiohead artwork? | News | NME.COM
Artwork allegedly by Thom Yorke and Radiohead collaborator Stanley Donwood is set to be exhibited.
Held in Barcelona from November 23 to December 16, the exhibition is entitled 'Stanley Donwood & Dr. Tchock: Paintings, Etc.'.
Although not confirmed by Yorke, it is commonly held that 'Dr. Tchock' is in fact a pseudonym of the Radiohead frontman.
www.nme.com /news/thom-yorke/25051   (192 words)

 Donwood Dresses Up Thom Yorke Solo Album
Donwood (whose real name is Dan Rickwood -- "I like to separate the person I am at home -- washing up, vacuuming, picking up the kids from school and so on -- from whoever Stanley Donwood is," he says) has been friends with Yorke since their days at the University of Exeter.
Artwork from his various projects is available through Donwood's Web site, which also features some of his writings.
As one would expect, Donwood has been given a sneak peak into some new Radiohead material, much like audience earlier this week at the band's New York shows.
www.billboard.com /bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1002689108   (725 words)

 The Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Donwood is responsible for nearly all of the bands album art, poster art, and concept art.
Tchock, or just plain Tchocky, Thom and Stanley have created numerous pieces which have been featured on the bands website, and also on some of the bands albums.
Donwood also has his own website which features his artwork, poetry, and prose.
pubpages.unh.edu /~dru2/art.html   (103 words)

 who emailed Stanley Donwood? - @forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Here is the text of my original post about emailing Stanley AND getting a reply.
I wrote this short little email to Stanley Donwood asking him if he was an admirer of Edward Gorey's work and he responded!
It is at http://www.slowlydownward.com I spend HOURS at a time on there reading all of his stuff.
www.atforumz.com /showthread.php?t=80976   (482 words)

 The Rock Radio: Radiohead singer mounting artwork exhibition?
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke might be participating in an artwork exhibition starting next week, according to NME, but as usual, the singer's plans are shrouded in mystery.
An exhibition titled "'Stanley Donwood & Dr. Tchock: Paintings, Etc." is scheduled to be held in Barcelona, Spain from November 23rd to December 16th.
Stanley Donwood is a frequent collaborator with Radiohead, while "Dr. Tchock" is a pseudonym that Yorke has used in the past for various art-related projects.
www.therockradio.com /2006/11/radiohead-singer-mounting-artwork.html   (223 words)

 GIGWISE, Radiohead Artist Speaks About Inspirations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Radiohead artist Stanley Donwood has been speaking about his inspiration.
Donwood has been creating the band’s iconic artwork for over a decade now and has been dubbed by some as the sixth member of Radiohead.
The reclusive artist was speaking to The Guardian ahead of the Donwood and Tchock exhibition in Barcelona.
www.gigwise.com /news.asp?contentid=25193   (292 words)

 Barbelith Underground > Books, Criticism & Writing > Stanley Donwood
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Judging by the cover, I always assumed that the novel would be crap.
But then again, it's Stanely Donwood, so I guess this time I really can't judge a book by it's cover.
www.barbelith.com /topic/16871   (194 words)

 YouTube - radiohead a momment with stanley donwood
YouTube - radiohead a momment with stanley donwood
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stanley showing off signs he made for the 2002 webcast
www.youtube.com /watch?v=iEwL0niQqx0   (101 words)

 green plastic radiohead: Stanley Donwood is Dazed and Confused
green plastic radiohead: Stanley Donwood is Dazed and Confused
There is an interview with Stanley Donwood in the latest issue of Dazed and Confused, available now in fine bookstores.
Stanley Donwood has been “in” with Radiohead since his Exeter uni days.
www.greenplastic.com /news/archives/2006/07/stanley_donwood_2.php   (202 words)

 Dead children playing - Stanley Donwood exhibit at fak3r
While the artist Stanley Donwood might not be a household name, his artwork is immediately recognizable.
As the former art-school friend of Thom Yorke, he has been Radiohead’s resident cover artist, having designed all of the band’s record art since 1994’s My Iron Lung EP.
I really love his artwork, and these three stand on their own beautifully.
fak3r.com /2006/11/27/dead-children-playing-stanley-donwood-exhibit   (265 words)

 ateaseweb.com t-shirts | exclusive design by stanley donwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The shirts have an exclusive Stanley Donwood design.
The magnificent Stanley Donwood, responsible for most of Radiohead's artwork was so kind to design an exclusive t-shirt for ateaseweb.com.
The red shirts are printed with the logo [signed with 'Stanley'] on the front in fl and white.
ateaseweb.com /shirts   (223 words)

 Silent City: Stanley Donwood
Stanley Donwood is the guy that has done all the album art and some video art and other collaborations with these 5 British guys called Radiohead.
But they are expensive, at 150 pounds ($200?), and many people reading this would never pay that much money for a piece of art, unless you could sit on it or smoke out of it.
Posted by Adam Quirk at August 17, 2005 12:32 AM Trackback Pings
www.bullemhead.com /city/2005/08/stanley_donwood.html   (86 words)

 Stanley Donwood
-A very few facts are known about his private life: Stanley Donwood isn't his real name.
We publish the name due to the fact that everyone on the message board seems to know it anyway.
the stories above are written by stanley donwood.
www.manichedgehog.com /stanley.htm   (428 words)

 S L O W L Y D O W N W A R D : Books from Stanley Donwood
Do not listen to the second story whilst eating.
SLOWLY DOWNWARD: A Collection of Miserable Stories by Stanley Donwood
The only thing I can say is; ah, but they won't be in a tin or on a round piece of card.
shop.slowlydownward.com /Store/DisplayItems/2.html   (470 words)

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