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Arc of a Diver

Design Sketch
ca.1980 (made), 1980 (first issued)
Artist/Maker

Original colour gouache sketch for the design of the record cover for Steve Winwood's album 'Arc of a Diver', including logo.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleArc of a Diver
Materials and techniques
Colour gouache sketch
Brief description
Original colour gouache sketch for the design of the record cover for Steve Winwood's album 'Arc of a Diver'. By Tony Wright. ca.1980.
Physical description
Original colour gouache sketch for the design of the record cover for Steve Winwood's album 'Arc of a Diver', including logo.
Dimensions
  • Approx height: 17in (Note: The sketch is on an uneven piece of paper: the measurement is from the longest point.)
  • Approx width: 13in
  • Height: 45.5cm
  • Width: 34cm
Measurements taken from Registry File.
Credit line
Given by Record Art
Object history
This sketch accompanies a portfolio by Record Art [E.1707 to 1726-1992] 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.
Production
The 'first issued' date given is the release date of the recorded album with the resulting sleeve design.
Associated object
E.1721-1992 (Version)
Collection
Accession number
E.1727-1992

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Record createdMarch 18, 2009
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