Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Remembering the Artists Who Died in 2011

"A photograph that inspired countless young men to hunch their shoulders, look distant, and let the girl do the clinging" - Janet Maslin
Albeit indirectly, Steinweiss can take some measure of credit for the cover art of “The Freewheein’ Bob Dylan.” One of the most recognizable album sleeves of all time, it depicts the young singer-songwriter digging his chin into his jacket to stave off the cold as he walks down the middle of a street in Greenwich Village. While he looks down with both hands in his pockets, a girl clings to Dylan’s arm and looks up towards the camera, smiling. The woman is Suze Rotolo. She passed away this year, too.

Read the full article on ArtInfo.com.

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