Album Cover Art by Roger Dean
In This Hub-Page We Journey Through Four Decades Of Album Art by Graphic Designer Roger Dean Also Including Record Label Art and Logo Designs and More.
Steve Hackett’s 135-Song Box Set - uDiscover
Progressive guitar hero Steve Hackett will celebrate his early solo years with the ‘Premonitions - The Charisma Recordings 1975-1983' box set in October.
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Roger Dean's work is possibly the finest artwork associated with recorded music and his covers for Yes are internationally renowned. Through his paintings, he creates plausibly implausible worlds where floating islands with lakes, wind shaped pines and perpetually replenished waterfalls glide across deserts. In this world exotic insects land on rocks next to reptiles imperturbably witnessing gravity defying events. The weightlessness that he gives to his depiction of massive geological…
Did Prog Rock's Greatest Artist Inspire Avatar? All Signs Point To Yes
James Cameron spent years creating Avatar's floating islands and crazy dragons, and then an army of concept artists brought them to life. But maybe they had some inspiration from somewhere else? Like classic album-cover artist Roger Dean? Behold the evidence.
Roger Dean and the Gates of Delirium: Topographies of the Imagination
The English artist, one of the great fathers of Imaginative Realism, muses about a new world and the people’s art, and shares with MutualArt an...
Roger Dean: Views
You can't actually get any more '70's than an album cover or painting by Roger Dean. Dragon's Dream published Views, a best-of combination portfolio / book in 1975, and I snapped it up, even though we already had most of those triple-gatefold albums around the house, my dad being massively into prog rock in general, and Yes in particular at the time. Some of this stuff is literally amazing, and really does give you the feeling of entering another world, much like Moebius or Caza. It's also…
15 Roger Dean Paintings That Totally Didn't Inspire 'Avatar'
Did James Cameron's "Avatar" rip off Roger Dean's art? Many people think so, including Roger Dean. But a judge ruled to dismiss Dean's lawsuit.
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Disc sleeve design for Yes’ live box-set Progeny: Seven Shows from Seventy-Two, released in 2015. The box set consisted of seven different concerts recorded in the USA with the same set list. I made four paintings for the original project with the idea to tell the same story in images but each from slightly different viewpoints and times of day etc. This is Arrival revisited.