Tom Hicks, 'Bright Steel', 2020.
Signed limited edition photographic print, 40 x 40 cm.
'Black Country Type' is an ongoing photography project by artist Tom Hicks. In this series of images he applies a unique aesthetic to the post-industrial landscape of the region, focusing on words, typography, handmade lettering and signs. He also photographs ‘types’ of architectural features. His work has been widely exhibited and his colourful approach to documentary photography has attracted a diverse audience, particularly amongst enthusiasts of graphic design, architecture and contemporary art.