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Postcard

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1987-1989 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mills, Russell, born 1952 (artist)
    Coppenhall, Dave (artist)
    Opal - Land Records (issuer)
    Opal Ltd. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lin Barkass, Opal Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.1522-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB4G, shelf SH9, box TS51

Physical description

Postcard promoting records, cassettes and compact discs issued by Land Records.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1987-1989 (issued)

Artist/maker

Mills, Russell, born 1952 (artist)
Coppenhall, Dave (artist)
Opal - Land Records (issuer)
Opal Ltd. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with titles and credits.

Historical context note

Land Records formed part of the Opal Group of Companies. Founded in 1984, Opal represented Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, John Paul Jones, Jon Hassell, Harold Budd, Roger Eno, Michael Brook, Laraaji, and visual artists Russell Mills and Andrew Logan. Opal not only encompassed many aspects of the music business such as music publishing, artist management, record production and its own label, Land Records, but was also involved worldwide in video and art installations, concert promotion and book publishing. Since 1991 Opal concentrated solely on music publishing and Brian Eno's own work.

Descriptive line

Postcard promoting records, cassettes and compact discs issued by Land Records. Design by Russell Mills and David Coppenhall. Published by Opal Ltd., Great Britain, 1987-89.

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Categories

Printed pages & sheets; Advertising

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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