Thorgerson tour coming to U.S.
First-ever U.S. exhibition devoted to Pink
Floyd sleeve designer opens in May
exhibition in the United States devoted to works by Pink
Floyd album cover designer Storm Thorgerson
begins May 6.
by Storm: Art of Storm Thorgerson" will be at Chicago's Inspire
Fine Art May 6 through June 5. The show will become part of
the "Art in Music" exhibition at Forest
Lawn Museum in Los Angeles, Calif., July 31 through Oct. 9.
The show debuted
in London in Autumn 2004. It will continue to tour in America through
2005 and 2006.
a childhood friend of members of Pink
Floyd, designed his first Floyd sleeve for 1968's "A
Saucerful of Secrets." As a member of design team Hipgnosis
or on his own, he has created more than a dozen sleeves for Floyd
and its members, as well as for classic groups such as Led
Zeppelin, Genesis, 10cc,
and the Alan Parsons Project — and newer
groups such as Audioslave, Mars Volta,
and countless others.
was our guest on the Oct. 29, 1997, "Floydian Slip" broadcast.
The complete transcript and audio from the interview
is available online.
tour details and updates can be found at www.takenbystorm.us.
April 13, 2005)
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