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Between Tides

  • Object:

    Compact Disc

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1988 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mills, Russell, born 1952 (designer)
    Mills, Russell, born 1952 (painters (artists))
    Coppenhall, Dave (designer)
    Veitch, Jeff (photographer)
    Eno, Roger (musician)
    Opal - Land Records (record label)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lin Barkass, Opal Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.1609-1990

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

[Together with E.1610-1990] 'Between Tides' by Roger Eno: compact disc, jewel case and inlay card. The cover design is a photograph of an original cement, acrylic and collage painting by Russell Mills.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1988 (issued)

Artist/maker

Mills, Russell, born 1952 (designer)
Mills, Russell, born 1952 (painters (artists))
Coppenhall, Dave (designer)
Veitch, Jeff (photographer)
Eno, Roger (musician)
Opal - Land Records (record label)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with title, credits and 'COVER: BETWEEN TIDES BY RUSSELL MILLS DESIGN AND ARTWORK: RUSSELL MILLS AND DAVE COPPENHALL'.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 cm compact disc, Height: 12.4 cm case, Width: 27.5 cm case opens to

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

'Between Tides' by Roger Eno: compact disc, jewel case and inlay card. Design by Russell Mills and Dave Coppenhall, the cover featuring a photograph of an original artwork by Russell Mills. Issued by Land Records, Great Britain, 1988.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, 1991.
Mills, Russell. 'Between Tides' - An Explanation Of The Cover Artwork. Opal. March 1988, no 8. pp.13-16.

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Categories

Labels & packaging; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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