12 Stylish Ornette Coleman LP Covers

Ornette Coleman was a giant of jazz, an innovator and style icon who was a force in music and culture for over 50 years. He passed away June 11 at the age of 85. Here’s a collection of a dozen of his coolest and most stylish LP covers. Many of the covers in this collection […]

American Illustration Profiles: Lou Beach

My latest American Illustration Profiles interview is with artist/illustrator Lou Beach, who says of himself, “I am a collage artist.” That’s a simple description, and it’s true as far as it goes, but Lou’s art is much more than just “cutting out pictures and putting them together,” as he explains his work. As an illustrator, […]

20 Classic Motown LP Covers

The Schomburg Center in New York City is presenting the exhibit Motown: The Truth Is a Hit, opening February 1 and running through July 26. The Center says that the show “seeks to explore [Barry] Gordy’s notion of the truth by tracing black music from its African roots through slavery, Jim Crow, the Great Migration, […]