Early Jazz Album Covers by Andy Warhol
Jazz Album Cover Designs by Andy Warhol
In the 1950s Pop Art genius Andy Warhol was a successful free-lance commercial artist and among his New York clients of swanky magazines and highbrow shops, Andy also produced illustrations for album covers for several record labels, a total of fifty albums in his career but for the purposes of this Hub we will be looking at the album cover designs that Warhol created in the mid to late 1950s for Blue Note, Prestige and RCA Victor Records. Warhols' illustrations from this period are whimsical and lighthearted and almost never conform to normal or standard proportions.These album cover illustrations here show Warhols' signature blotted line technique, whereas he would add less or more paint to his lines and blot them with another more absorbent paper while the work was still wet.
Kenny Burrell "Kenny Burrell, vol. 2" 1956
Artie Shaw "Both Feet In The Groove" 1955
Joe Newman "I´m Still Swinging" 1955
Count Basie 1955
Conte Candoli "Cool Gabriels" 1956
J J Johnson, Kai Winding, Bennie Green "Trombone by Three" 1956
Thelonious Monk Sonny Rollins & Frank Foster
Kenny Burrell "Blue Lights, vol. 1" 1958
Kenny Burrell "Blue Lights, vol. 2" 1958
Johnny Griffin "The Congregation" 1958
Andy Warhol Documentary The Complete Picture
Feel the Groove !!
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More Album Cover Art Hubs by Fox Music
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This Hub-page explores the album cover illustrations by graphic designer David Stone Martin which includes a great photo log of several DSM album covers.
- Album Covers: The Art of Records
This Hub-Page traces the roots of the album cover from its humble beginnings of a clumsy brown wrapping into a pop culture phenomenon.
- The Album Cover Art of Blue Note Records
This Hub-Page is a fantastic photo log that explores three decades of album cover art and design of the modern jazz label Blue Note Records.
- The 12 Variant Covers of Led Zeppelin's "In Through the Out Door"
In this Hub we explore Led Zeppelins' final studio album "In Through the Out Door" which has 12 variant album covers and was created in 1979 by design team Hipgnosis.
Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Giants Of Jazz Copenhagen 1971
Paul Desmond "Take Ten"
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