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  STORM THORGERSON WORKING ON TWO PINK FLOYD RELATED NEW BOOKS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Yesterday's Swedish Daily News had a large feature on Storm Thorgerson, who designed most of Pink Floyd's legendary album covers, and it revealed that he is currently hard at work, on two new books, to be released soon.
Storm Thorgerson is the man who became the stylist of the supergroups.
Storm Thorgerson was perfect for the 70s, unschooled, a bit naïve and obsessed by staging, and with a love for the clutter, the imaginary landscapes, the fantastically confusing.
www.brain-damage.co.uk /news/0504111.html   (1367 words)

  
 Taken By Storm ::: Exhibit U.S. Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Storm Thorgerson is the artist behind images synonymous with identifying the pop culture of the 70's throughout and into the 80's, 90's and the Millennium.
Storm earned a BA Honours in English and Philosophy from Leicester University (63 - 66) and finally an MA in film and TV from the Royal College of Art, London (66 - 69).
Storm's work extended into documentaries, such as the two-part "Art of Tripping" for Channel 4 in 1993 which explored the connections between artists and drugs and an hour long science documentary "Rubber Universe" for Equinox.
www.greatflagunfurled.org /takenbystorm.html   (543 words)

  
 Taken by Storm - The Art of Storm Thorgerson (Feature Article)
Media Contemporary Arts and the John Martin Gallery are currently hosting the Storm Thorgerson art exhibition in London, and on September 21, a congregation of art collectors, celebrity guests, and members of the press were invited to celebrate its launch as well as to toast this revolutionary artist.
Thorgerson — and yes, that is his real name — began his career as part of Hipgnosis before establishing himself in his own right.
The exhibition is a retrospective of Thorgerson’s art, the beauty of which is realized with maximum impact due to the spaciousness of the gallery in which it is being shown.
www.musicbox-online.com /stormart.html   (614 words)

  
 Taken By Storm – The Art of Storm Thorgerson - The Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Storm Thorgerson, first with Hipgnosis (formed in 1968) and then later in his own right, is the artist behind the images synonymous with identifying the pop culture of the 70’s throughout and into the Millennium.
Storm’s distinctive style has made his artwork one of the most recognisable in the music industry.
Storm’s work extended into documentaries, such as the two-part "Art of Tripping" for Channel 4 in 1993 which explored the connections between artists and drugs and included some new music from David Gilmour.
www.fika.org /pinkfloyds/storm.htm   (705 words)

  
 Pink Floyd and the Publius Enigma: The Storm Thorgerson interview
Afterall Storm produced the graphics for TDB, developed conceptual artistic directions taken in the artwork, etc. One must be informed of content to develop a concept.
Moreover, it is clear to me that Storm Thorgerson must have in some way been briefed about what The Division Bell was about, any meanings within, or special conceptual concerns in the music and lyrics.
I have wrote Storm twice now, the first time asking him the 50 million dollar question and the second time I sent him the entire damn Publius history file with one line from me: "Read this Storm, and maybe you could figure out who Publius is".
folk.uio.no /ericsp/report9.htm   (1806 words)

  
 Frozentoy - busy boy: Storm Thorgerson (*****)
Storm is the maker of my favourite album cover Catherine Wheel - Chrome.
Storm may be old, but his artwork and concepts for the music industry is probably the strongest there is. Pink Floyd, Mars Volta, Muse, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Peter Gabriel, The Cranberries and a bunch of others have all gotten the touch from the wizard.
I met Storm at an exhibition in Norway, and he is so funny and intelligent.
frozentoy.blogspot.com /2005/09/storm-thorgerson.html   (185 words)

  
 STORM THORGERSON INTERVIEW - Pink Floyd's graphic designer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
During the opening of Storm Thorgerson's exhibition, "Taken By Storm", featuring many of his classic images of Pink Floyd and other bands, Storm kindly subjected himself to half an hour of questioning from the combined forces of Brain Damage and Roger Waters Online.
Storm said that he really didn't care too much, as "50% because you can't control it, and 50% because, once it is published, it's public.
Storm: Well, Dick Parry is not in the same way [part of the Cambridge group] - he lives near Cambridge but wasn't part of our peer group.
www.brain-damage.co.uk /news/0410122.html   (3060 words)

  
 Zombieguide.com - Your ULTIMATE Cranberries Resource
An update to the "shopping" section of the Official Storm Thorgerson Website makes a new item available for purchase: A set of 16 Thorgerson art postcards, two of which were designed for the covers of Cranberries releases.
Lastly is Thorgerson's 1999 book entited "The Eye of the Storm." The book includes four pages dedicated to The Cranberries, and luckily enough, the sample picture shows the double-page spread for "Bury the Hatchet." The books are autographed and are priced at £20.00, or $33 US each.
The Official Storm Thorgerson Website itself has lots of interesting production notes on his work with The Cranberries, which alone makes the site worth a visit.
www.zombieguide.com /cnews756.php   (365 words)

  
 Taken By Storm - The Art of Storm Thorgerson - The Tour
Storm was seated at a table, talking to people, signing books and such, being his entertaining and charming self.
Storm got a good chuckle out of this, and so did his son Bill who was standing just a few feet away.
Storm: Well the wave is a wave, the girl is a girl, a very nice girl too.
www.pinkfloydz.com /storm5.htm   (6035 words)

  
 KNEBWORTH FESTIVALS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Storm Thorgerson, first with Hipgnosis and then later in his own right, is the artist behind the images synonymous with identifying the pop culture of the 70’s throughout and into the Millennium.
Following the successful 2004 London debut, this travelling exhibition will be the first international exhibition of Storm’s artwork since his stroke during the opening night of his Paris exhibition and the first ever US exhibition dedicated to his work.
The US tour of “Taken by Storm: Art of Storm Thorgerson” will be in Chicago May 6th – June 5th at Inspire Fine Art (www.inspirefineart.com) and will then be part of the ‘Art in Music’ exhibition at Forest Lawn Museum (www.forestlawn.com) July 31st – October 9th before continuing to other USA cities in 2005/2006.
utopia.knoware.nl /users/ptr/pfloyd/news/mast.html   (414 words)

  
 Floydian Slip(tm) : The Pink Floyd Experience > News archive> Storm Thorgerson tour coming to U.S.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Storm Thorgerson tour coming to U.S. First-ever U.S. exhibition devoted to Pink Floyd sleeve designer opens in May
"Taken by Storm: Art of Storm Thorgerson" will be at Chicago's Inspire Fine Art May 6 through June 5.
Thorgerson was our guest on the Oct. 29, 1997, "Floydian Slip" broadcast.
www.floydianslip.com /news-archive/2005/04-apr-13-storm.htm   (167 words)

  
 Pink Floyd and Company - Storm Thorgerson Interview
Visionary designer Storm Thorgerson looks back at 30 years of landmark album art for Led Zeppelin, Genesis, Phish, and of course, Pink Floyd.
Thorgerson has continued to work as an in-demand album designer- two of his most recent clients have been Dream Theater and Phish - and video director.
Gilmour also notes with obvious affection that "Storm has always had a big mouth, "an observation confirmed by the designer during a long conversation in his London office, in which he generously shares his thoughts about Floyd, Zeppelin, his myriad other projects and the general state of album art.
www.pinkfloyd-co.com /band/interviews/other/other_storm98.html   (4457 words)

  
 Pink Floyd and Company - Storm Thorgerson Interview
Pink Floyd and their design guru, Storm Thorgerson, have always shared a gently warped vision.
Part of the same Cambridge social-set that spawned Pink Floyd, Thorgerson and partner Aubrey Powell's first commission was Floyd's A Saucerful of Secrets, wherein they attempted to mirror three "altered states of consciousness" - religion, drugs, and Floyd music.
This sleeve, says Thorgerson in the Shine On book that partners their CD boxed set, "is redolent of its times.
www.pinkfloyd-co.com /band/interviews/other/other_storm92.html   (893 words)

  
 classicrockcovers
Storm Thorgerson was born in 1944 about 15 miles north of London.
As Storm would later put it they drove the guy running the photo lab at the college nuts staying up all hours of the day experimenting with their photos.
Storm recalls whimsically that he was told some fans cut the side of the album package with a razor blade so they could slide the vinyl out without harming the wrap, and thus to this day have never seen the photo of the burning man in their own package.
www.dangerousage.com /wywh.html   (1430 words)

  
 Roger Waters Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
RWO were proud to attend last nights press launch of Storm Thorgerson's fantastic exhibition titled, 'Taken by Storm - The Art of Storm Thorgerson in London UK (see some photos here).
Matt, who runs the Pink Floyd web site Brain Damage and I spoke with Storm for 25 minutes and the resulting interview was a fantastic insight into Storm's memories and obvious genius.
With many thanks to Storm and Nina we are today launching a competition for you to win a signed exhibition brochure from last night's press launch.
www.rogerwatersonline.com /roger_waters_news/16th092004.htm   (235 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | In Pictures | In pictures: Pink Floyd album artist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Storm Thorgerson, whose album cover artwork includes Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, is staging a London exhibition.
Thorgerson began his career with UK design group Hipgnosis, founded in the late 1960s.
Thorgerson's edgy style has an element of "performance" to it.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/in_pictures/3645154.stm   (173 words)

  
 Taken By Storm // The Art of Storm Thorgerson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Published by Storm Thorgerson and printed by Corinder.
Standard size beautifully printed postcards from Storm Thorgerson artworks in a silver and green special deluxe custom hardback case.
Published by Storm Thorgerson and Brad Faine at Corinder.
www.takenbystorm.us /index2.php   (838 words)

  
 Taken by Storm: Art of Storm Thorgerson - Inspire Fine Art - Absolutearts.com
Storm Thorgerson, is the artist behind the images synonymous with identifying the pop culture of the 70’s throughout and into the Millennium (eg Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon”, Led Zeppelin’s “House of the Holy”, Cranberries’ “Bury the Hatchet”).
Storm’s distinctive style has made his artwork one of the most recognizable in the music industry.
The US tour of “Taken by Storm: Art of Storm Thorgerson” will open on May 6th at Inspire Fine Art in Chicago at 435 East Illinois Street at the River East Art Center.
www.absolutearts.com /artsnews/2005/05/06/32984.html   (740 words)

  
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Storm Thorgerson, first with Hipgnosis and then later in his own right, is the artist behind the images synonymous with identifying the pop culture from the 70s and into the millennium (e.g., Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon," Led Zeppelin's "Houses of the Holy," and The Cranberries' "Bury the Hatchet").
Creating visually beautiful and thought-provoking art, Storm's work has been featured on a variety of singles and album covers and collected in books, including "Eye of the Storm," "Mind over Matter," and "Walk Away Renee." Storm's distinctive style has made his artwork one of the most recognizable in the music industry.
Storm takes joy in engaging the audience to provoke a reaction through "temporary installations" captured by the camera -- is it reality or is it fantasy?
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2005_August_8/ai_n14871269   (380 words)

  
 Roger Waters Online: Latest news item on ex Pink Floyd genius Roger Waters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Storm Thorgerson is the artist behind images synonymous with identifying the pop culture of the 70’s throughout and into the Millennium.
The artist visualises the concept, creates the imaginative scene and then captures it through photography – the ‘temporary installation’ is caught through the camera and then it is gone, leaving behind a photograph as the only evidence of the occurrence..
An exhibition of Storm Thorgerson’s works will be held from 21st September until the 9th October at the John Martin Gallery in Chelsea at 6 Burnsall Street, Off Kings Road, London SW3 3ST.
www.rogerwatersonline.com /roger_waters_news/2nd082004.htm   (422 words)

  
 Paste Magazine :: Feature :: Storm Thorgerson :: Album-Art Master Shakes Hands With His Public (Sans Flames) (Page 1)
Visual artist Storm Thorgerson has introduced enough emblematic symbols into the pantheon of rock music to be considered something of a rock star himself.
In addition to his best-known work with Pink Floyd, Thorgerson has created still-life cinema for Led Zeppelin, The Cranberries, The Catherine Wheel, Muse, The Mars Volta and many others.
Thorgerson offered comments on a handful of his iconic works.
www.pastemagazine.com /action/article?article_id=2398   (524 words)

  
 Alibris: Storm Thorgerson
over the course of 30 years, graphic designer Thorgerson and his team--known collectively as Hipgnosis--created numerous memorable images that provided a powerful visual component to this...
Following the success of Mind Over Matter, Storm's latest book features a collection of his work over the past fifteen years and includes some of the most stunning, evocative and resonant images he has ever produced.
Released in conjunction with Pink Floyd's hush-hush plans for the millennium, this second edition of a volume showcasing the band's more than 250 art worksfeatures 16 new pages of previously unseen material.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Storm_Thorgerson   (411 words)

  
 the cranberries | zombieguide : Storm Thorgerson US Exhibition Opens in Chicago May 12th
The 2005-2006 "Taken by Storm" US tour of the art of Storm Thorgerson will officially kick off on May 12, 2005, at Chicago's Inspire Fine Art.
Thorgerson, who designed some of the most iconic album covers in rock history, such as Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, created the covers for The Cranberries' Bury the Hatchet, Wake Up and Smell the Coffee and Beneath the Skin: Live in Paris.
There will also be an "Experience the Storm" event on May 13th, and a fan club night on the 20th.
www.zombieguide.com /cnews1014.php   (267 words)

  
 Taken By Storm – The Art of Storm Thorgerson - The Interview
The new exhibition of Storm Thorgerson’s work at the John Martin Gallery in London opened on 22 September, but on the 15th September the media were allowed access to preview the event in the presence of the artist.
Still recovering from a recent stroke, Storm Thorgerson, appearing frail, is more than sharp when it comes to talking about his art.
Interestingly, Storm continues to listen to the albums and notes Meddle as the “most underrated and seminal album and was the turning point”
www.pinkfloydz.com /storm2.htm   (932 words)

  
 Music Photo and Art Books from The Bomp Bookshelf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
"Storm Thorgerson is best known, of course, as the premiere album art designer with a 30-year association with Pink Floyd.
Storm's writing in Mind Over Matter was very entertaining, but in Eye of the Storm he's assumed an even more relaxed, personally revealing style.
Thorgerson has had five of his cover designs included in the 100 classic album covers chosen by the editors of Rolling Stone magazine.
www.bomp.com /bompsite/BompbooksPhotos2.html   (8504 words)

  
 Rock Ahead Reviews: Album Graphics of Storm Thorgerson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
This is another one of those books that should be left on the coffee table to impress your friends.
For the last thirty odd years, Storm Thorgerson has been responsible for some of the best.
The Eye Of The Storm is a personal selection complete with notes from Storm himself and includes some of the original sketches for many of his commissions.
www.themusicindex.com /rockahead/reviews/storm.htm   (166 words)

  
 The Pink Floyd Who is who - T
Thorgerson was a classmate with Roger Waters in Cambridge and after designing the cover for the first Pink floyd album he founded the designteam Hipgnosis.
Storm Thorgerson has created the "look" of Pink floyd and is still their preferred designer.
Buy limited edition fine art prints taken from Storm Thorgerson's original artwork for Pink Floyd.
pinkfloydhyperbase.dk /who/t.htm   (114 words)

  
 Eye of the Storm by Storm Thorgerson, Peter Curzon, Jon Crossland, New, Used Books, Cheap Prices, ISBN 0641542097
From the Publisher Following the success of Mind Over Matter (1860742068), Storm's latest book features a collection of his work over the past fifteen years and includes some of the most stunning, evocative and resonant images he has ever produced.
Storm is at his most candid in his discussion of the ethics of commercial art with specific reference to the music business.
Eye of the Storm: The Designs and Photographs of S...
www.bookfinder4u.com /detail/0641542097.html   (311 words)

  
 Article on Storm Thorgerson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
"I like pictures that don't necessarily haven an explanation off pat," Storm Thorgerson says of the beguiling sleeves that cemented the reputation of Hipgnosis, the design group he co-founded in 1968.
Either way, Hipgnosis typified the "daily departures from reality" that dressed up prog rock sleevess - The Nice's Elegy, Wishbone Ash's Argus and Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy among them, plus numerous designs for 10cc, UFO, Yes and most famously, all Floyd sleeves since 1968 (sic).
If you wanted to talk about some anomaly of human behaviour, you might take it out of the bedroom and put it in the desert."
utopia.knoware.nl /users/ptr/pfloyd/interview/great.html   (869 words)

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