there’s an argument for keeping the watermark on…
A stunning marble photographic effect mural. Shown here in light grey tones. Total mural size 180cm wide x 265cm high. Paste-the-wall product.
Untitled (Conran’s I), 8x10”, C-print,1992-93, Art Club 2000 at Between Bridges 11/2007- 01/2008
Norwegian artist Lars Laumann draws inspiration from the outskirts of popular culture. By sampling and reediting, he creates works that take form as installations or videos. Mixing different media and techniques, he creates idiosyncratic worlds, that are at times absurd and unsettling revelations of our collective modern mythologies.
The album cover features the group with their arms positioned to spell out a word in flag semaphore. According to cover photographer Robert Freeman, “I had the idea of semaphore spelling out the letters HELP. But when we came to do the shot the arrangement of the arms with those letters didn’t look good. So we decided to improvise and ended up with the best graphic positioning of the arms.”
On the British Parlophone release, the letters formed by The Beatles appear to be ‘NUJV’, whilst the slightly re-arranged US release on Capitol Records