Taken By Storm is the ultimate retrospective; a uniquely designed 'set of drawers' packed full of rare and beautiful objects created by Storm Thorgerson for his limited edition.Designed to celebrate 40 years spent making the greatest album covers of all time including Pink Floyd's Dark Side of The Moon and Led Zeppelin's Houses of The Holy, each set is unique, featuring original Storm artwork specially commissioned and inset onto the top of each set of drawers and the rear of each book. Four hand-pulled silkscreen prints, signed and numbered by the artist and suitable for framing, are also included.
The author signed book contains thoughtful insight and commentary from Storm on the development of now iconic album covers such as Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon and Led Zeppelin's Presence.Gasoline 'Memory is a devilish thing, a slippery thing, you think you got it down and then it eludes you, like trying to catch a fish with bare hands. This image of eyes on trees is an exterior installation - hundreds of photos of eyes attached temporarily to silver birch trees, but its derivation I am not too sure about. Being an image of romance (romantic obsession) and paranoia. Alternatively I dimly recall a lateral association with the phrase 'the walls have ears' (more paranoia) so the trees have eyes but why trees? I don't know, I remember that they had to be silver birches, not some other tree, which may have have been a simple visual preference. Either way Rupert and Sam made a sterling effort to adorn every tree in sight making, I think, an effective and eye catching (oh my) image.' Storm Thorgerson
The ultimate retrospective: a uniquely designed 'set of drawers' packed full of rare and exclusive objects, all created by Storm Thorgerson for his limited edition.The Limited Edition Book
Celebrating 40 years of the greatest album covers of all time. Storm's credits include Pink Floyd's Dark Side of The Moon and Led Zeppelin's Houses of The Holy.
Since 1974 Genesis has created signed limited edition books on behalf of authors and artists ranging from the Beatles to Buckingham Palace.
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