Cover artwork for The Jam's debut album 'In The City' released in 1977.
Martyn Goddard recalls, "Bill's (Smith) concept for the cover was to photograph the group in an urban locationfeaturing a wall of white tiles with graffiti sprayed logo, as the album was 'In The City'. I thought of all the problems a location shoot would incur because of the need to spray paint on a wall and the permissions and permits that would be required. The shoot would aslso take time, as we needed to produce front, back and inner sleeve images. It was decided to shoot in my studio in Kensington Church Street using a couple of 8'x4' flates tiled in 4 inch white Crystal tiles. I can't remember whether it was budget or time constraints but Bill and I tiles the flats the morning of the session, and it was Bill who took the black spray paint and in one attempt produced the iconic logo on the white ceramic tiles as the glue was setting".
Martyn Goodard Signed Limited Editions are available in the following sizes:
12x16" Edition of 50
16x20" Edition of 40
20x24" Edition of 25
30x40" Edition of 10
40x60" Edition of 10
Archival Pigment Print
Editions Smooth 315 gsm Cotton Rag Paper
A natural white, ultra smooth, 100% cotton, coated fine art paper
Our prints are available in a variety of sizes. Please see below for specific measurements for the 'A series' of paper sizes.
A3 (11.7" x 16.5" inches) (29.7 cm x 42.0 cm)
A2 (16.5" x 23.4" inches) (42.0 cm x 59.4 cm)
A1 (23.4" x 33.1" inches) (59.4 cm x 84.1 cm)
A0 (33.1" x 46.8" inches) (84.1 cm x 118.9 cm)
Please note all our sizes refer to the paper size of the print produced not the image size
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