Album Covers. Vinyl revival


The Revival of Vinyl, designed by Jarl Christian Axel Hansen, 2012; photo by Magnus Ekström

Exhibition, Kunstindustrimuseet Oslo, Norway, until13 September
Despite the digital revolution, recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in the LP album cover as a graphic medium and expression of cultural history. The exhibition presents defining examples of international and Norwegian album covers from 1940 to today. The selection spans the whole spectrum of musical genres and styles, from jazz and classical through to rock, and the multitude of other contemporary forms of music. In addition, visitors can admire record players from different eras.