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.

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Truffaut's Bride Wore Black

François Truffaut

Jeanne Moreau in La Mariée était en Noir (1968)

Black Tambourine

Complete Recordings (1999)

Lassnig's pointing guns

Maria Lassnig

You or Me (2005)

Sophie Hunger

1983 (2010)

Miró's blue

Joan Miró

Bleu I (1962)

The Durutti Column

The Return of the Sporadic Recordings (2002)