Art Record Covers
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Since the dawn of modernism, visual and music production have had a particularly intimate relationship. From Luigi Russolo’s 1913 Futurist manifesto L’Arte dei Rumori (The Art of Noise) to Marcel Duchamp’s 1925 double-sided discs Rotoreliefs, the 20th century saw ever more fertile exchange between sounds and shapes, marks and melodies, and different fields of composition and performance.
In Francesco Spampinato’s unique anthology of artists’ record covers, we discover the rhythm of this particular cultural history. The book presents 500 covers and records by visual artists from the 1950s through to today, exploring how modernism, Pop Art, Conceptual Art, postmodernism, and various forms of contemporary art practice have all informed this collateral field of visual production and supported the mass distribution of music with defining imagery that swiftly and suggestively evokes an aural encounter.
Along the way, we find Jean-Michel Basquiat’s urban hieroglyphs for his own Tartown record label, Banksy’s stenciled graffiti for Blur, Damien Hirst’s symbolic skull for the Hours, and a skewered Salvador Dalí butterfly on Jackie Gleason’s Lonesome Echo. There are insightful analyses and fact sheets alongside the covers listing the artist, performer, album name, label, year of release, and information on the original artwork. Interviews with Tauba Auerbach, Shepard Fairey, Kim Gordon, Christian Marclay, Albert Oehlen, and Raymond Pettibon add personal accounts on the collaborative relationship between artists and musicians.
Hip Hop Raised Me
In 2008, with help from Jay-Z and Puff, Obama got the hip-hop vote, and became the first African American to be elected president. For a brief moment the “Audacity of Hope” seemed attainable. Yet only months ago the Ferguson riots brought an abrupt end to that hope, making emerging hip-hop artists, such as J Cole […]395 SEK
101 Essential Rock Records
A passionate tribute to vinyl, spotlighting rocks most influential records from The Beatles 1963 debut Please Please Me, through the Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks (1977) 101 Essential Rock Records celebrates the Golden Age. A thoughtful essay on each album accompanies the original vinyl cover artwork, with rare variations from around the world. Also […]299 SEK
David Bowie: The Golden Years
The exquisitely designed, day-by-day history of David Bowie in the 1970s. David Bowie: The Golden Years chronicles Bowie’s creative life during the 1970s, a decade that defined his career. This deep dive looks at the superstar’s life and work in a year by year, month by month, day by day format, placing his works in […]475 SEK
Design - Music
The Music Library: Revised and Expanded Edition
Library Music, also known as source or mood music, was made exclusively for use in animations, commercials, film and TV programmes. Never commercially available and only manufactured in limited numbers, these LPs are now highly collectable. This book is an exhaustive compilation of cover artwork from some of the most important and beautiful library records […]475 SEK