Tuesday, October 19, 2010


Drew Struzan did the painting for the cover of Alice Cooper's 1975 album. I found a nice pristine picture (and detail) of the original art on Struzan's website.
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I so love the hand in the close-up. I remember seeing this cover in my older brothers collection when I was little. I was really taken with the brushstrokes, although I couldn't have articulated that at the time. Now I see a real Leyendecker influence:
I think I can trace my love of markmaking back to this.
I like Van Gogh because of Alice Cooper.

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