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LOOK: This Image Is Actually A Single Shot

Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts

At first glance this colorful arrangement of household items, created by New York-based artist Bela Borsodi, appears to be four separate snapshots. Bu...

Designing Revolution: The Beatles' Album Covers

Nola Barackman | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Nola Barackman

Imagine a record store that stocks only The White Album. This month in Soho, it exists. "We Buy White Albums," an installation at the Recess Gallery by Rutherford Chang, displays 700 of Chang's own White Albums on its walls.

Modern Songs Reimagined As Retro LPs

Posted 02.24.2013 | Arts

Vinyl records have certainly been making a comeback in recent years, with fans and musicians alike returning to the retro medium. But there's still so...

Floating Babies, What? The Story Behind Nirvana's "Nevermind" Cover Shoot

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

Kirk completed the "Nevermind" assignment over three shoots on location in Southern California. Working at a public pool in Pasadena, he convinced friends to press their four-month-old boy into the service of rock n' roll.

Awesome Works Of Album Art

Posted 04.13.2012 | Arts

Since the release of David Samuel's article on Kanye West in the May issue of The Atlantic, we now know that President Obama still believes the hip-ho...

Look Whose Album Art Was Banned From London's Subway

Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

Public transit systems have traditionally been home to plenty of unsavory sights, from public displays of affection to public displays of urination, b...

ALBUM ART CONTROVERSY: Kanye West Album Art By George Condo "Banned"?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Read the fine print on the better-reported stories about Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and they contradict the headlines. West's cov...