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Kanye West’s super-duper-uber-unique-special-morethanthemusic DONDA collective Designs one-of-a-kind Artwork for Lil Wayne ‘s ‘I Am Not A Human Being II’ and separates themselves as the most unique creative entity in history.
Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch’s The Scream has become the most expensive artwork sold at auction, after it fetched $119.9m (£74m).
The previous record for an artwork sold at auction was for Picasso’s Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust, which sold for $106.5m in 2010.
According to Forbes, The Scream is the eighth most expensive painting sold at a private or public auction, when prices are adjusted for inflation. [article]
“Together with the Mona Lisa, it’s the most famous and recognized image in art history,”
Gates of Creation by Paul Flockhart
Rolla by Henri Gervex (1852 - 1929)
(Source: calantheandthenightingale, via lolashaze)
Originally pioneered by German record company Odeon in 1909 with Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ suite, the album cover became more than just a protective sleeve. By the 1950s, imagery was important in marketing the music within and a whole culture was born, with its own industry and support acts, with photographers, artists and cartoonists all making their mark alongside bands.
History of Album Artwork - via The Importance of Album Art in the Digital Age