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We need protection

  • Object:

    Record Sleeve

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)

  • Date:

    1985 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Picnic at the Whitehouse (musicians)
    Designers Republic (designer)
    Anderson, Ian, born 1961 (designer)
    Phillips, Nick, born 1962 (designer)
    Portrait Records (publisher)
    CBS Corporation - CBS Records (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset lithograph print in blue, yellow, gold and black, on cardboard

  • Museum number:

    E.1179-1988

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TS, shelf 1

Physical description

Cardboard cover sleeve for a 12-inch single record of Picnic at the Whitehouse - 'We Need Protection (Screamix)'. The design comprises various devices (radioactivity, the Earth, CND, silhouettes of aircraft etc.) evoking the Cold War, overlaid with a stylised scene of physical violence.
Lettered with titles, credits and 'Design by Ian Stirling Anderson for Designers Republic of ISAvision'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)

Date

1985 (published)

Artist/maker

Picnic at the Whitehouse (musicians)
Designers Republic (designer)
Anderson, Ian, born 1961 (designer)
Phillips, Nick, born 1962 (designer)
Portrait Records (publisher)
CBS Corporation - CBS Records (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Offset lithograph print in blue, yellow, gold and black, on cardboard

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with titles, credits and 'Design by Ian Stirling Anderson for Designers Republic of ISAvision'.

Descriptive line

Cover sleeve for a 12-inch single record of Picnic at the Whitehouse - 'We Need Protection (Screamix)'. Offset lithograph print in blue, yellow, gold and black, on cardboard. Design by Nick Phillips and Ian Anderson for Designers Republic. Published by Portrait/CBS Records. Great Britain. 1985.

Production Note

Design by Ian Stirling Anderson for Designers Republic.

Materials

Cardboard; Printing ink

Techniques

Offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Aircraft; Violence

Categories

Labels & packaging; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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