“The Beatles” LP from 1968, better known as the “White” album.
I’m a huge Beatles fan and while reading my favorite blog about them the other day, I came across one of the most unique “exhibits” I’ve ever seen. There is a guy who collects first editions of the White album, no matter what condition they are in. He’s got loads of them and they’ve been on display for a couple months now at Recess Gallery in New York city.
A shot from the NYT article on the exhibit.
What is interesting is a lot of the copies have the previous owners marks on them. Marks like scribble, love notes, artwork etc... making an already iconic album more unique because there is such a personal story attached to each one.
The White album is amazing and it is this guys passion. Here are two interesting articles I suggest you read about the exhibit:
The New York Times
Click Here for that Beatles blog I mentioned.
Doesn’t matter whether or not you like the Beatles (but how could you not?), it’s all in the name of art!!
Settle down people.