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The Work of Hipgnosis: Walk Away Rene

4.53  ·  Rating details ·  30 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Paperback, 160 pages
Published 1978 by Paper Tiger
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Dan
Mar 25, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: visual-art
Great reproductions of some of the work of the Hipgnosis people, who designed the cover art for many of the classic rock albums of the 1970s. Usefully organized into sections reflecting recurrent themes in the work of this graphic design team--landscapes, nostalgia, anatomy. In addition to the reproductions, the authors discuss their work, their creative processes, their experiences during difficult projects (for instance, the work for the cover of Pink Floyd's Animals, which involved photograph ...more
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Jan 25, 2008 rated it it was amazing
The creators of most every 1970s black-light poster in existence, Storm Thorgerson, Aubrey Powell and Peter Christopherson (soon to become one of the founders of industrial music) give the reader a taste of the life and times of Hipgnosis. All their best work is here, from their famous Pink Floyd album covers to works for Led Zeppelin, Peter Gabriel, Black Sabbath and on and on and on...
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Mar 27, 2008 rated it it was amazing
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Anyone into Graphic Design should read this!!!
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