The Dark Side Of Album Art

Music // Friday, April 11, 2014
Album artwork has given pop-culture some of it's most iconic imagery that has been appropriated and manipulated by artists again and again. Artist Harvezt has taken a new approach to album art inspired artworks by creating the the opposite perspective. Harvezt's series titled The Dark Side of the Covers reverses the iconic scenes so that they are visualized from behind.

"The Beatles in Comic Strips": A Collection of Comic Book Apperances

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 14, 2014
The Beatles are ubiquitous. John Lennon may no longer be with us, but his voice still echoes on radios, CDs, record players, and computers across the globe. It's no wonder that the fab four have made a whole book worth of comic strip appearances, all of which are riddled with beautiful illustrations and imaginative adaptations of the pop music masters.

The Early Beatles Collection by Astrid Kirchherr @ Leica Gallery, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Leica Gallery Los Angeles, the stunning new photographic exhibition space located in the heart of West Hollywood is pleased to announce its second exhibition, “The Early Beatles Collection,” by iconic photographer Astrid Kirchherr. This exhibition, presented in partnership with Rock Paper Photo and Ginzburg Fine Arts, represents a powerful array of images of the legendary rock band The Beatles, many of which have never been seen before. An opening reception will be open to the public on Saturday, September 7, 2013...

Shortology: The Beatles and other Things Explained in 20 Seconds

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 23, 2013
As part of a book from Rizzoli, Shortology is a graphic collection of 101 mini-stories for "those who have no time to lose." Aka, using almost restroom iconography, creative studio H-57 has created this simple graphics to explain complex cultural icons and films. Did you know it only takes two graphics to explain Lord of the Rings? And only 20 seconds to explain the Beatles? It is, in fact, that easy.

Release: Yellow Subversion: The Artwork of Yellow Submarine

Music // Wednesday, November 28, 2012
To celebrate the Beatles' 50th anniversary 50by70 has published the first ever set of fine art prints of the stunning artwork from the classic 1968 animated film Yellow Submarine. Yellow Subversion: The Artwork of Yellow Submarine is a strictly limited edition boxed set of five full colour screen prints accompanied by a book featuring an essay by the legendary Simpsons writer, showrunner and producer Josh Weinstein.

Christophe Gowans and Mother Jones ask: What If Your Favorite Album Was a Book?

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 12, 2011
We are longtime readers of Mother Jones, and we enjoyed this slideshow feature they had the other day, "What If Your Favorite Album Was A Book?" London-based graphic designer, Christophe Gowans, set up some great albums of recent and classic notoriety, and attached to them a thematic book cover. More after the jump . . .

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