Jean Paul Goude: "Grace was very open.
For the artwork, the band were photographed on a rooftop at Broadway and 8th Avenue.
Art by Martin Hoffman.
SEX pistols - anarchy IN THE UK, 1976.Design by Emil Schult.Photography by Günter Fröhling.THE clash - OUT OF control, 1984 Original promotional flyer, 6"x8".Original CBS promo poster, 24"x 24".Photography by Andrew Douglas.6th June concert at Bronco Bowl Auditorium.Grace Jones: Yes, definitely.Grace jones - ONE MAN show, 1981 Original promo poster, 39"x28".THE clash - london calling, 1979 Original CBS promo poster, 42"x44".Pink floyd - dark side OF THE moon, 1973 Original Harvest/Capitol promo poster, 36"x24".brixton academy, Original press photograph 10"x8".Bailey's image of a veiled Jagger was quirkily inspired by Katherine Hepburn in 'The African Queen but the ghostly images of the band tied in perfectly with the voodoo tinge remerciement apres cadeau de naissance of the album's Jamaica-recorded opening track.Design by Bill Smith and The Jam.Initially an NY disco diva, with designer and partner Jean-Paul Goude Grace Jones created a radical androgynous new image and musical metamorphosis, one of the most memorable of the era.The subsequent album and poster printings took out both the actresses' and the band's images.Photography (band) Penny Smith, (Broadway) Bob Gruen.Original Rolling Stone Magazine promo poster, 20"x29" Photograph by Bill King.Probably the single most famous image of Grace Jones, Jean Paul Goude's 1981 'Blue-black in black on brown' created as oil paint on cut up photo.We worked together to create this intimidating character.The origin of probably the most famous album sleeve of all time stems from the band's desire to avoid another photographic image in favour of a simpler graphic.
The convincing yet impossible pose was created in 1978 by photographing Grace in a variety of poses, some supported by clear acrylic boxes, and then reassembling the cut-up Ektachrome transparencies: see original here.