Album Cover, Pictures at an Exhibition: Mussorgsky - Ravel
This is a Album cover. It was designed by Josef Albers and the art director was Charles E. Murphy and published by Command Records and made for (as the client) Command Records and subject: Maurice Ravel, Andre Vandernoot and Modest Mussorgsky. It is dated 1961 and we acquired it in 2018. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper, gate-fold cardboard.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Ellen Lupton.
Its dimensions are
30.5 × 30.5 cm (12 × 12 in.)
It is inscribed
Printed in white ink, lower left: SOUND / 35 [with a spiral extending from the 5] MM; lower center: Original COMMAND master recorded on 35 mm magnetic film / © 1961 GRAND AWARD RECORD CO. INC., NEW YORK, N.Y.; lower right: CC 33 • 11003 / Command / CLASSICS
Cite this object as
Album Cover, Pictures at an Exhibition: Mussorgsky - Ravel; Designed by Josef Albers (German, 1888–1976, active USA, 1933–1976); Art Director: Charles E. Murphy (American, 1933–2005); Published by Command Records; Subject: Maurice Ravel (French, 1875–1937), Modest Mussorgsky (Russian, 1839–1881), Andre Vandernoot (Belgian, 1927–1991); offset lithograph on white wove paper, gate-fold cardboard; 30.5 × 30.5 cm (12 × 12 in.); Gift of Ellen Lupton; 2018-45-3
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hear, See, Play: Designing with Sound.