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".
http://www.onlineschools.org/online-liberal-arts-schools/

Vinci's Vitruvian man












Leonardo Da Vinci

L'Homme de Vitruve (1492)

Jimi Hendrix

The Genius of Jimi Hendrix (1975)













Farben Lehre

My Maszyny

(1993)

Farben Lehre

Insekty (1995)

Farben Lehre

Zdrada (1996)












James Grant

Mythology (2005)

Boy Sets Fire

The Day the Sun Went out

(2005)

Various

The Da Vinci Lounge (2006)












Thee Majesty

Vitruvian Pan (2007)

Jeanne Cherhal

Charade

(2010)

Anthony David

As Above So Below (2011)










Rygar

Modulation (2012)

Clinton Bachman

Human Journey

(2015)


Magritte's rape












René Magritte

Le Viol (1934)

Rolling Stones

Angie (1973)