Art Record Covers (Multilingual Edition)

3.5 avg rating
( 2 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9783836540292: Art Record Covers (Multilingual Edition)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Sound art
An unprecedented collection of artists’ record covers from the 1950s to today

Since the dawn of modernism, visual and music production have had a particularly intimate relationship. From Luigi Russolo’s 1913 Futurist manifesto L’Arte dei Rumori (The Art of Noise) to Marcel Duchamp’s 1925 double-sided discs Rotereliefs, the 20th century saw ever more fertile exchange between sounds and shapes, marks and melodies, and different fields of composition and performance.

In Francesco Spampinato’ unique anthology of artists’ record covers, we discover the rhythm of this particular cultural history. The book presents 500 covers and records by visual artists from the 1950s through to today, exploring how modernism, Pop Art, Conceptual Art, postmodernism, and various forms of contemporary art practice have all informed this collateral field of visual production and supported the mass distribution of music with defining imagery that swiftly and suggestively evokes an aural encounter.

Along the way, we find Jean-Michel Basquiat’s urban hieroglyphs for his own Tartown record label, Banksy’s stenciled graffiti for Blur, Damien Hirst’s synecdoche skull for The Hours, and a skewered Salvador Dalí butterfly on Jackie Gleason’s Lonesome Echo. There are insightful analyses and fact sheets alongside the covers listing the artist, performer, album name, label, year of release, and information on the original artwork. Interviews with Tauba Auerbach, Shepard Fairey, Kim Gordon, Christian Marclay, Albert Oehlen, and Raymond Pettibon add personal accounts on the collaborative relationship between artists and musicians.

Text in English, French, and German

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Francesco Spampinato is a writer and historian of contemporary art and visual culture currently doing his PhD at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris. He lectures on art, design, and media and was also Adjunct Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory, and Performance Art at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, U.S., from 2011 to 2015. In 2015 he authored Come Together: The Rise of Cooperative Art and Design (Princeton Architectural Press) and Can You Hear Me? Music Labels by Visual Artists (Onomatopee).

Review:

Art Record Covers is like the physical, 450-page incarnation of whiling away an afternoon browsing sticky shelves of album sleeves: occasionally letting a record reveal itself thanks to a pop of colour, or a weird design quirk, all the while coming into direct contact with some of pop culture’s greatest artists.” (anothermag.com, London)

“[Art Record Covers] explores the creative cross-over between the art world and the music industry through some of the most iconic sleeves in history.” (thevinylfactory.com, New York)

“In Francesco Spampinato’s unique anthology of artists’ record covers, we discover the rhythm of this particular cultural history.” (Art-Scene.tv)

“...a tome that provides a history lesson in art and music simultaneously.” (Mr. Porter, London)

“A comprehensive look at some of the most memorable artworks in music history. In a year where vinyl sales are set to rise once again after a record-breaking year in 2016, this is an important look at how the physical record format is an affordable, but nonetheless precious, piece of art for the everyday music fan.” (The Independent, London)

“A visual treat for art and design lovers.” (Creativereview.co.uk)

“[This] book celebrates the records and artworks we’ve loved and re-loved over the decades.” (Itsnicethat.com, London)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 70.00
US$ 43.20

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 11.57
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Spampinato, Francesco
Published by Taschen GmbH (2017)
ISBN 10: 3836540290 ISBN 13: 9783836540292
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taschen GmbH, 2017. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # FX-9783836540292

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 43.20
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.57
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Spampinato, Francesco
Published by TASCHEN (2017)
ISBN 10: 3836540290 ISBN 13: 9783836540292
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 12
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description TASCHEN, 2017. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 3836540290

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 56.32
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Francesco Spampinato, Julius Wiedemann (editor)
Published by TASCHEN 2017-01-25, Köln (2017)
ISBN 10: 3836540290 ISBN 13: 9783836540292
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description TASCHEN 2017-01-25, Köln, 2017. hardback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9783836540292

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 48.11
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.64
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Spampinato, Francesco
ISBN 10: 3836540290 ISBN 13: 9783836540292
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2017. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9783836540292

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 54.33
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Francesco Spampinato
ISBN 10: 3836540290 ISBN 13: 9783836540292
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. Hardcover. Sound art An unprecedented collection of artists' record covers from the 1950s to today Since the dawn of modernism, visual and music production have had a particularly intimate relationsh.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 552 pages. 3.810. Seller Inventory # 9783836540292

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 60.07
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Francesco Spampinato
Published by Taschen (2018)
ISBN 10: 3836540290 ISBN 13: 9783836540292
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taschen, 2018. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # GH9783836540292

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 58.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.20
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Spampinato, Francesco
Published by TASCHEN
ISBN 10: 3836540290 ISBN 13: 9783836540292
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
PNW Bookseller, Inc.
(Boise, ID, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description TASCHEN. Hardcover. Condition: New. 3836540290. Seller Inventory # 9783836540292

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 60.06
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Francesco Spampinato
ISBN 10: 3836540290 ISBN 13: 9783836540292
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardback. Condition: New. Not Signed; Sound art An unprecedented collection of artists' record covers from the 1950s to today Since the dawn of modernism, visual and music production have had a particularly intimate relationship. From Luigi Russolo's 1913 Futurist manifesto L'Arte dei Rumori (The Art of Noise) to Marcel Duchamp's 1925 d. book. Seller Inventory # ria9783836540292_rkm

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 58.09
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.98
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Francesco Spampinato
ISBN 10: 3836540290 ISBN 13: 9783836540292
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Speedy Hen
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST3836540290. Seller Inventory # ST3836540290

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 41.76
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 24.43
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Spampinato, Francesco
Published by TASCHEN
ISBN 10: 3836540290 ISBN 13: 9783836540292
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Best Bates
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description TASCHEN. Hardcover. Condition: New. 3836540290. Seller Inventory # Z3836540290ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 69.30
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book