In the 1950s, at the dawn of rock ’n’ roll and the apex of hipster jazz music, album covers were functional and intended as a pure marketing tool. To wit,
Internationally acclaimed Scottish artist Ronnie Ford will hold his second exhibition in Singapore, after his first debut in 2012.
Written & directed by Mike Leigh. Starring Timothy Spall. Premiering at Cannes last year, Leigh’s biopic of famed English painter JMW Turner has already garnered a Best Actor award for Spall’s performance in the lead role and a special jury prize for the film’s cinematography for Dick Pope. That just about sums Continue Reading
No words, a picture paints a thousand words… JACK KIRBY (2001: A Space Odyssey)
A PoP feature where we examine the influence on ART on rock and pop music, in particular album covers. Today we look at Pop-art, a movement that began in UK and the USA in the 50s. The dominant figure in this ‘genre’ is probably one of the most influential artists Continue Reading