Serge Gainsbourg considered popular music as a minor art compared to painting and sculpture. While record covers are true products of the pop culture, they sometimes borrowed to the fine arts. Numerous examples of sleeves are obvious imitations or reproductions of famous works of art, denoting either a genuine devotion or a deliberate attempt to gain artistic credit (or both). In return, some contemporary figures in the visual arts fairly understood the benefit in contributing, directly or not, to popular music, and thus reaching a much larger audience. How many rock fans discovered Andy Warhol with the famous Velvet Underground banana ? This website is about record covers and arts.

Music Artwork has been featured in an article entitled "50 Resources for Students Attending Online Liberal Arts Schools".

Leonardo's Mona Lisa

Leonardo Da Vinci

Mona Lisa - La Gioconda (1503-06)


Dovè l'Amore (EP) (1999)

Umberto Tozzi

È nell'aria...ti amo (1977)


We Do 'em Our Way (1980)

Suicidal Tendencies

The Art of Rebellion (1992)

Les Rolling Bidochons

Made in Japan (2006)

The Art of Noise

Reworks (1986)

1000 Mona Lisas

New Disease


European Jazz Trio (with Strings)

Mona Lisa (2011)


Mona Lisa (EP)


Tangerine Dream

Mona Da Vinci


Prince Rama

Xtreme Now (2016)