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O.A.R (Of A Revolution)

Catalogue No: OREV001ST Artist(s): O.A.R. Location: Bourne Aerodrome, Cambridge, UK Date: 2005 Era: The 2000's Edition: Storm Thorgerson 20/20 Edition Print type: Giclée Print Paper type: Archival 310gsm cotton based rag paper

Cover artwork for O.A.R's 2005 album 'Stories of a Stranger' designed by Storm Thorgerson. Storm Thorgerson recalled 'The main preoccupation of O.A.R. (Of A Revolution) at the time of this record was how to balance the life of a travelling musician, a life on the road, with family life i.e. staying at home. One both loves playing but one also loves being at home with one’s wife and child, but these can be mutually exclusive. And in trying to avoid the more lurid solutions of outrageous behaviour or over-indulgence - or both ( which may provide of course for a litany of colourful rock and roll stories but also a trail of fucked-up marriages and deserted children...steady on) O.A.R. put it instead into their art. I likewise tried to do the same, and see this work/home dilemma as part of an imaginary fairy tale to reflect the old conundrum, do you take your work home or your home to work? So we have a man running from his house in a hurry on his way to work - hence the suit and briefcase. But his briefcase is in the shape of the house he’s just left because he’s taking home to work. But the house he’s just left is also in fact a huge briefcase belonging to a giant who is reaching down to pick it up on ‘his’ way to work. And so it goes on, a dilemma that is difficult to answer. Better to make a record - a piece of imagination - than plunge your head in a bucket of vomit in a hotel room in Kentucky. Moreover, we’re not people to fuck around, so we built a giant house/briefcase, took it in sections to the location and erected it, photographed it in afternoon light, as you can see, then came home (and they call that work).'

Size Price ex. vat Price inc. vat




A1 £800.00 £960.00
A1 signed £1,500.00 £1,800.00
  • Print type

    A Giclee print is the most common way of producing collectable prints in the digital age. It is produced is by scanning an original negative or optimising a digital file.The image is then out-putted on various mediums using archival inks. Fine quality coated papers are used to make delicate, beautiful archival prints. 

    Paper type

    Archival 310gsm cotton based rag papers have lead the way in meeting the needs of professional fine art printers. Photographers and print-makers alike can rely on these new papers to produce the highest quality images they have come to know and love.

    With no optical brighteners and the longevity, image stability and a clean matt surface required for the very best in fine art printing, Smooth Cotton Rag is offered as the perfect choice for crisp detail, while the Textured Cotton range features a contoured surface for enhanced creative expression. 

    'A series' print 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)

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    If you live elsewhere in the UK, we can arrange to get smaller sized prints framed and shipped to you. However due to postage regulations acrylic (eg perspex) rather than glass needs to be used in the frame.

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