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The White Arcades

  • Object:

    Record Sleeve

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1988 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mills, Russell, born 1952 (designer)
    Coppenhall, Dave (designer)
    Buckland, David (photographer)
    Opal - Land Records (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lin Barkass, Opal Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.1604-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TS, shelf 27

Physical description

Cardboard cover sleeve for the 12" long-playing record 'The White Arcades' recorded by Harold Budd for Land records.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1988 (issued)

Artist/maker

Mills, Russell, born 1952 (designer)
Coppenhall, Dave (designer)
Buckland, David (photographer)
Opal - Land Records (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with titles, credits and 'COVER DESIGN & ARTWORK: / RUSSELL MILLS & DAVE COPPENHALL / PHOTOGRAPHY DAVID BUCKLAND'.

Dimensions

Height: 31.2 cm, Width: 31.6 cm

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

Cardboard cover sleeve for the 12" long-playing record 'The White Arcades' recorded by Harold Budd. Design by Russell Mills and Dave Coppenhall, with photography by David Buckland. Published by Land Records, Great Britain, 1988.

Materials

Cardboard

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Arcades

Categories

Labels & packaging; Entertainment & Leisure; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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