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Print

ca.1989 (printed), 1973 (first issued)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Fine art print reproducing the record sleeve design for Emerson Lake & Palmer's album 'Brain Salad Surgery'.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Colour print on paper
Brief description
Fine art print reproducing the record sleeve design for Emerson Lake & Palmer's album 'Brain Salad Surgery' by H.R. Giger. Record Art, New York, ca.1989.
Physical description
Fine art print reproducing the record sleeve design for Emerson Lake & Palmer's album 'Brain Salad Surgery'.
Dimensions
  • Height: 67.3cm
  • Width: 57.5cm
Measured by DH 02/03/2011
Credit line
Given by Record Art
Object history
This print is from a portfolio by Record Art [E.1707 to 1728-1992] in which they transformed record sleeve designs into fine art prints. As part of this process, they omitted any 'intrusive' typography, enlarged the images, introduced a 'platemark' and had a limited number signed by the designers.

Historical significance: The portfolio that this print is from represents the increasing reverence that was accorded to the vinyl record sleeve as its demise was threatened by the increasing popularity of the compact disc.
Production
NB: This is a print developed from an earlier record sleeve design.
The 'first issued' date given is the release date of the recorded album with the original sleeve design.
Association
Collection
Accession number
E.1716-1992

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Record createdMarch 18, 2009
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