I’m absolutely gutted to have to tell you that Dave King, who designed the Crass symbol in 1977, has died. He was a bloody good mate and I’ll miss him.
My thoughts and arms reach out to Dionne, his soulmate of many years. But we can all take comfort in the knowledge that a part of Dave is emblazoned on people’s bodies all over the world.
See you later Dave. You’ll never be forgotten. Here’s to you mate.
Steve, 19th October 2019
Exhibition of Dave King in 2013 at Needles And Pens to compliment his book ‘Secret History Of The Crass Symbol’