Monthly Archives: August 2011

Darrill Connelly and Alex Steinweiss

I spoke with Darill Connelly a few days ago. He is, as anyone reading this knows, one of my favorite graphic artists. He is also remarkably unsung – there are very few references to him on the web. I hope … Continue reading

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three more Steinweiss 1949 covers

As the title says, three more Steinweiss 1949 covers. My real news comes from Darrill Connelly, but I will save it until I post some more of his covers. Hopefull soon.

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columbia lps by steinweiss, 1949, including 3 consecutive numbers

These are Columbia lps by Steinweiss. The Tchaikovsky violin concerto is especially interesting to me, as the two color variants are both beautiful and enough different from each other to care about. Both have Columbia blue label disks inside. The … Continue reading

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five Columbia Steinweiss lp covers from 1949

These are my next Columbia Steinweiss covers. They are all from 1949. I think Steinweiss was at a peak of creativity at that time. The last one made it onto my favorites page, here it is in two variant colors.

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Darrill Connelly covers 1949 and one 1950

Here are the next bunch of Darrill Connelly covers that I have. Some I don’t attach his name to, they could be anybody. Two of them are signed. ML4246 is shown in two versions, slight color variants and a mysterious … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol’s earliest record covers and Paul Marechal’s book

One of the very best books on record covers is Andy Warhol, The Record Covers 1949-1987 by Paul Marechal. This book and the one on Robert Crumb’s covers are the only ones to be even close to complete on a … Continue reading

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six columbia squares covers, mostly darrill connelly, 1949

Here are six Columbia squares covers, all from 1949. Both squares designs were used, and various colors. Darrill Connelly did most of the drawings, but my attributions to him are unproven. Some covers have some illustrations by an artist and … Continue reading

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