Funk & Soul Covers, Hardback


Original covers: The golden age of African-American music Following the success of Jazz Covers, this epic volume of groove assemblesover 500 legendary coversfrom agolden era in African-American music.

Psychedelia meets Black Power, sexual liberation meets social conscience and street portraiture meets fantastical cartoon in this dazzling anthology of visualized funk and soul.Gathering both classic and rare covers, the collection celebrates each artwork's ability to capture not only a buyer's interest, but an entire musical mood.

Browse through and discover the brilliant, the bold, the outlandish and the sheer beautiful designs that fans rushed to get their hands on as the likes ofMarvin Gaye, James Brown, Curtis Mayfield, Michael JacksonandPrincechanged the world with their unique and unforgettable sounds.Featuringinterviews with key industry figures, Funk & Soul Coversalso providescultural context and design analysisfor many of the chosen record covers.

About the Series: Bibliotheca Universalis Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing.Bibliotheca Universalisbrings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.Bookworm s delight never bore, always excite!

Text in English, French, and German "


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Taschen GmbH
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Graphic design
  • ISBN: 9783836556262



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