9.16.2010

This Is Not a Photograph


‎Album art has long been a crucial multimedia component of popular music-- often the first image we associate with the sounds, its representational role makes it inherently evocative, a symbol containing so much meaning. But it's never looked quite like this until very recently.

Intelligent and thought-provoking article by Pitchfork's Eric Harvey that essentially discusses a reversion to vintage photography and its recent incorporation in album art: This Is Not a Photograph

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