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Classic Album Covers of the 1970s
     

Classic Album Covers of the 1970s

by Aubrey Powell
 

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The dynamic 1970s saw the optimistic ideals of the previous decade achieving mainstream acceptance even as a conservative backlash took shape. Little wonder this turbulent time was reflected in its diverse music--and in iconic album covers that came to symbolize an era. Classic Album Covers of the 1970s is a visual journey through more than 200 of the very best

Overview

The dynamic 1970s saw the optimistic ideals of the previous decade achieving mainstream acceptance even as a conservative backlash took shape. Little wonder this turbulent time was reflected in its diverse music--and in iconic album covers that came to symbolize an era. Classic Album Covers of the 1970s is a visual journey through more than 200 of the very best, from psychedelia-influenced artwork to punk anti-design, from Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and David Bowie, to Patti Smith, The Ramones, and the Sex Pistols.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843406778
Publisher:
Collins & Brown
Publication date:
09/04/2012
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
779,927
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Aubrey Powell founded the highly acclaimed design company Hipgnosis with Storm Thorgerson in 1968 after graduating from the London School of Film Technique. His album-cover design work includes Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Bad Company, Genesis, Yes, Peter Gabriel, and 10cc, to name but a few.

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