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The White Arcades

  • Object:

    Compact Disc

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1988 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mills, Russell, born 1952 (designer)
    Coppenhall, Dave (designer)
    Budd, Harold, born 1936 (musician)
    Opal - Land Records (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen-printing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lin Barkass, Opal Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.1608-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB4G, shelf SH8, box TS54

Physical description

[Together with E.1607-1990] 'The White Arcades' recorded by Harold Budd for Land Records: compact disc in jewel case with inlay card.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

1988 (issued)

Artist/maker

Mills, Russell, born 1952 (designer)
Coppenhall, Dave (designer)
Budd, Harold, born 1936 (musician)
Opal - Land Records (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Screen-printing

Object history note

The same image was used on a promotional poster and long-playing record sleeve, see E.1526-1990 and E.1604-1990.

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

'The White Arcades' recorded by Harold Budd for Land Records: compact disc in jewel case with inlay card. Design by Russell Mills and Dave Coppenhall. Issued by Land Records, Great Britain, 1988.

Techniques

Screen printing

Categories

Labels & packaging; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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