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.
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.
It's a godawful small affair, typography, especially these days with those tiny images you get when you buy an album track on iTunes. The joy of speculating about what an intricately designed and carefully chosen set of letters may reveal about the innards have long gone.