FOLKWAYS RECORDS COVER DESIGN 1951 -1981
JOHN NIXON & STEPHEN BRAM
SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 27, 2007
ARTSPACE, AUCKLAND NZ
Ronald Clyne (1925-2006) was a freelance graphic artist who worked with various New York publishing houses producing book jacket designs. Between 1951 and 1981, alongside this ongoing work, he designed over 500 LP covers for Folkways Records, from some 2000 records released during the three-decade lifetime of this successful highly independent company. This exhibition highlights the significance of Clyne's distinctive contribution to American modernist graphic design and cultural history.
SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS RECORDINGS
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