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VINYL : Records & Covers by Artists
Edited by Guy Schraenen

This large, detailed catalogue forms a unique and important document, which was produced to accompany an exhibition at Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Bremen, 21.8. – 27.11.2005 and Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, 16.5. – 1.10.2006 showcasing a selection of some 800 pieces from the collection of Guy Schraenen. The main of this collection comprises vinyl records and covers by artists, musicians and poets in LP, single and other formats, alongside other sound media (tapes and CDs). Posters and books are also included. The exhibition shows artists (such as Hanne Darboven, Jean Dubuffet, Dieter Roth, Joseph Beuys, Laurie Anderson, John Cage, Yoko Ono, Yves Klein, Roman Opalka, Lawrence Weiner, Mike Kelley, Öyvind Fahlström, Art & Language and Hermann Nitsch) and artistic movements of the second half of the twentieth century through this complex medium of the vinyl cover, with its dual visual and audible components. Here Guy Schraenen has edited together an extensive visual catalogue of these historical objects.

A wonderful book for anyone interested in the history of modern sound art and the artistic medium of the vinyl sleeve, especially in the fields of Avantgarde, Electro-Acoustic, Modern Classical, Musique Concrète, Sound-Poetry, Art Rock, Industrial, Power-Electronics….

Henri Chopin, A.R. Penck, Brion Gysin, George Brecht, Marcel Duchamp, Arman, Karel Appel, Öyvind Fahlström, Pierre Henry, Art & Language, Peter Brötzmann, Red Krayola, Ernst Jandl, Vito Acconci, Hanne Darboven, Jean Dubuffet, Dieter Roth, Joseph Beuys, Laurie Anderson, Yves Klein, Roman Opalka, Hermann Nitsch, Yoko Ono, Tony Conrad, Andy Warhol, John Cage, Pierre Schaeffer, Derek Bailey, Han Bennink, Jean Tinguely, Steve Reich, Meredith Monk, Terry Fox, Terry Riley, Sun Ra, Pandit Pran Nath, Albrecht/d., Robert Ashley, Bob Cobbing, Lawrence Weiner, Philip Glass, La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela, Poly Bury, Charlemagne Palestine, Carl Andre, Brian Eno, Mike Kelley, Sonic Youth, Henry Flynt, Jon Gibson, Michael Snow, Roland Topor, Michael Nyman, Harold Budd, Robert Filliou, Nam June Paik … just the tip of the iceberg.

This is the now very rare first printing from Bremen and is in brand new condition.

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ECM : Sleeves of Desire
Edition of Contemporary Music

First and only 1996 printing of the stunning and now very sought after book on the important design history of the incredible ECM record label, “ECM : Sleeves of Desire”.

The ECM recording label’s contribution to the fields of jazz and contemporary classical music is unparalleled, and its success story has been visually enhanced by the striking covers designed under Manfred Eicher’s art direction by Barbara Wojirsch and Dieter Rehm.

A delight for music and design fans alike, the book presents chronologically ordered color reproductions of over 500 covers from the innovative ECM label. Sleeves of Desire also contains a comprehensive picture essay that provides a detailed look at over 100 album covers. Additionally, renowned jazz essayist Peter Ruedi relates the history of the ECM label and designer Lars Muller comments on the evolution of the covers and on ECM’s unmistakable aesthetic signature.

Features the cover art of releases by Jan Garbarek, Don Cherry, Nana Vasconcelos, Eberhard Weber, Gary Burton, Meredith Monk, Chick Corea, Wolfgang Dauner, Carla Bley, Keith Jarrett, Paul Bley, Pat Metheny, John McLaughlin, Evan Parker, Annette Peacock, Gary Peacock, Terje Rypdal, Ralph Towner, and so many more.

* Condition: Very Good (tight, clean copy, only light wear) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

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