The Tobey C. Moss Gallery in Los Angeles is putting on a fascinating exhibit this summer that rock fans might really want to check out. Called “We’ve Got You Covered” – An exhibition and sale of album & CD cover art
from the RockPoP Gallery collection the exhibition will feature An impressive collection of iconic music album/CD cover and promotional artwork (illustrations & photography) will be on display, representing musical acts such as Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, The Grateful Dead, The Mothers of Invention, Joe Cocker, The Sex Pistols, Santana, The Who, Genesis, The Ramones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Peter Frampton, David Bowie, Mars Volta, Green Day and many others.
The show will feature over 40 works of art from many of the best-known graphic artists and photographers in the music business, including Richard E. Aaron, Jay Blakesberg, Michael Cartellone, George DuBose, John Entwistle, Richard Evans, Karl Ferris, Jeff Gaither, Howie Green, Brian Griffin, KnuckleBonz, Elliott Landy, Manuscript Originals, Bob Masse, Jim McCrary, Stanley Mouse, PlasticGod, Jamie Reid, Cal Schenkel, Winston Smith, Storm Thorgerson & Hipgnosis, Paul Whitehead, and others.
Of special note – a number of the artists will be in attendance for the show opening on August 19, including photographers Richard E. Aaron (Peter Frampton, Queen, more) and Jim McCrary (Carole King, Flying Burrito Bros, others) along with artists Howie Green, PlasticGod (aka Doug Murphy) and Paul Whitehead (Genesis, VDG Generator, more). They will also be unveiling new sculptures by KnuckleBonz, including some amazing new licenses.
The exhibit will run from August 19 until September 7, 2006.
The exhibition is being curated by the RockPoP Gallery, a Huntington, NY-based online music-related art gallery whose Web site – www.rockpopgallery.com – was launched last year by former music TV executive Mike Goldstein. The site features over 300 different works of art, with prices ranging from $50 to $2500.
If you’re in LA around that time frame this is something that you won’t want to miss.