Is The Album Cover-Art a Dying Art Form? (via Leading Us Absurd)

Great post I just read recently, it raises some very interesting points on the evolution or de-evolution if you will, of album art today.

I personally think that there is definitely a lack of creativity with album art and certainly, in many cases it may not reflect the thoughts or feelings of the artist(s) themselves.

Is The Album Cover-Art a Dying Art Form?   I recently read an article in the New York Times that discussed the shrinking of album artwork. The piece argued that elaborate cover art seems to be out of fashion, and its in place artists are opting for simple designs that can be fully seen on computers and iPods. The close-up of Lady Gaga's face for Born This Way, and the Red Hot Chili Pepper's fly on a pill for I'm With You were cited as examples. While cover-art certainly isn't indic … Read More

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