this is a private blog for my design students and assorted other survivors. Tro blemakers all
this is a private blog for my design students and assorted other survivors. Tro blemakers all.
this is a private blog for my design students and assorted other survivors. Tro blemakers all.
this is a private blog for my design students and assorted other survivors. Tro blemakers all.

Wednesday, October 18, 2006






















who designed this rather fabulous and now certainly famous album cover ? What was the prevailing/dominant graphic style, the "Genius Loci", of the time ? Name as many of the subjects as you can. And no I'm not in it ! cheeky buggers ..









ditto

2 comments:

Melanie said...

The Beatles Cover was designed by Blake and put together by Peter Blake and Jann Haworth and it includes:

2. Aleister Crowley (black magician)
3. Mae West
4. Lenny Bruce
5. Stockhausen (modern German composer)
6. W.C. Fields
7. Carl Jung (psychologist)
8. Edgar Allen Poe
9. Fred Astaire
10. Merkin (American artist)
12. Huntz Hall (Bowery Boy)
13. Simon Rodia (creater of Watts Towers)
14. Bob Dylan
15. Aubrey Beardsly (Victorian artist)
16. Sir Robert Peel (Police pioneer)
17. Aldous Huxley (philosopher)
18. Dylan Thomas (Welsh poet)
19. Terry Southern (author)
20. Dion (American pop singer)
21. Tony Curtis
22. Wallace Berman (Los Angeles artist)
23. Tommy Handley (wartime comedian)
24. Marilyn Monroe
25. William Buroughs (author)
27. Stan Laurel
28. Richard Lindner (New York artist) 29. Oliver Hardy
30. Karl Marx
31. H.G. Wells
33. Stuart Sutcliffe
35. Max Muller
37. Marlon Brando
38. Tom Mix (cowboy film star)
39. Oscar Wilde
40. Tyrone Power
41. Larry Bell (modern painter)
42. Dr. Livingstone
43. Johnny Weissmuller (Tarzan)
44. Stephen Crane (American writer)
45. Issy Bonn (comedian)
46. George Bernard Shaw
47. Albert Stubbins (Liverpool footballer)
49. Albert Einstein
50. Lewis Carol
51. Sonny Liston (boxer)
52 - 55. The Beatles (in wax)
57. Marlene Dietrich
58. Diana Dors
59. Shirley Temple
60. Bobby Breen (singing prodigy)
61. T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)

Other people where also meant to appear (Hitler, Jesus and Elvis) but they never made it to the final cut.

Yea, one of my inlaws is a Beatles FAN .... he has this book which he refers to as the BEATLES BIBLE... got all kinds of neat stuff in there...

Radio Free Pescado said...

hi Melanie how's Singapore ?