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In Search of That Elusive Record Cover.

My collections of artists who have designed record covers seem to grow and grow. There always seems to be another cover to add to them. However, eventually I find that I have got as far as it seems possible to go and my collections just need that one elusive cover that I just cannot find. 648 more words

Record Collecting

Royal Birmingham Society of Artists: profile piece on blog

Click link below to Royal Birmingham Society of Artists’ blogsite and read the online interview. Influences, motivations, oh, and the sedentary behaviour of critics holed up in their London habitat….


Artist Interrupted

Artist Interrupted; a Portrait of Rozanne Hawksley

I moved to West Wales from London in 2004. Like many incoming artists I expected a local tradition of landscape painting anchored to hillside and coast. 467 more words

Bicycles, Sgt. Pepper and "The One on the Right is on the Left"!

I don’t quite know what happened this week but my blogging mojo left me. First of all I had intended to write a few age-related posts ahead of my birthday next week but that old chestnut time, or the lack of it, got the better of me. 1,595 more words

1960s Songs

Peter Blake and Jann Haworth - "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"

“It was twenty years ago today……”  in fact it was fifty years ago on 31.03.17 that the iconic photo was taken by Michael Cooper, for the cover of the “Sgt. 486 more words

Aesthetic Icon, Beautiful Design, Future Classic

Iconic "Sgt. Pepper" Album Cover Shoot Happened 50 Years Ago Today

It was 50 years ago today (March 30th, 1967) that the Beatles posed for their famous Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover. The Beatles, who were sporting psychedelic marching band outfits, had designed the album cover concept with then husband and wife team… 449 more words