The White Album Cover

Richard Hamilton* discusses designing the White Album

In one of Richard Hamilton’s last filmed interviews, he tells the story of how he designed the Beatles White Album cover

The Beatles record label, EMI had concerns, but Paul McCartney, who commissioned Richard Hamilton to design the cover, persuaded EMI to allow the design to go ahead. Together with Paul McCartney, they decided that the next Beatles cover should be the total opposite of the Sgt. Pepper’s design…

White Album


*Richard Hamilton (February 24, 1922 – September 13, 2011) was an English painter and collage artist.




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