The Nice Elegy

The Nice Elegy

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Medium: Silkscreen print using colours on Somerset Tub 410 gsm
Artist: Storm Thorgerson
Date: 2007 (1971)
Signed By: Storm Thorgerson in pencil
Edition: 150 World Wide
Atelier: Design and Photography by Hipgnosis
Dimensions: Print size 25½" x 33½", Image size 19" x 20"
Condition: New - mint condition

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Keith Emerson led the way for 1970’s progressive music, stirring the classical gas. Genuine fanatics, Nice tackled the real thing – Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, thru Bernstein & Sondheim. Storm reveals his inspiration for the Elegy cover for us here. "I don't often dream images - more's the pity, it would make life easier - but I did dream this one. Whe this image 'popped' into view in the brain I had been listening to the music. " "We drove to the Sahara in a small van full of red plastic balls, placed them in a line trying to avoid footprints and took a picture just as the sun went down (which accounts for the shadows). A sort of land art project - totally outrageous but worked a treat. I hope

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