Storm Thorgerson Mind Over Matter V4.0

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Mind Over Matter, published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd (whose first album, The Piper At The Gates of Dawn, was released in 1967) and a Pink Floyd artwork *exhibition, is a visual feast celebrating Pink Floyd’s best album covers and artwork.

Nearly all of the images which have embodied the music of Pink Floyd are here including such graphic icons as The Dark Side Of The Moon, Atom Heart Mother, Wish You Were Here and The Division Bell. These designs are some of the most powerful in contemporary graphics and represent the very best of innovative photography and computer manipulation.

This fourth updated edition of Mind Over Matter contains 50 new additional pages, features Pink Floyd’s most recent album covers, posters, DVDs, single bags, T shirts, adverts etc and has a new cover specially designed for the occasion which was photographed with great difficulty in the remote wilds of Utah.

Storm Thorgerson’s text describes in witty detail the genesis and production of all the designs.

*An exhibition of Pink Floyd artwork by Storm Thorgerson will be at Elms Lesters Gallery, 1-3-5 Flitcroft Street, London, WC2H 8DH (tel: 020 7836 6747 /, from Friday 16th November until Saturday 1st December 2007. Opening Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 12pm – 6pm, Thursdays until 9pm. Free admission.

Storm Thorgerson ( is an English artist who was a key member of the British graphic art group known as Hipgnosis. He designed many of the most famous album covers of all time, including Pink Floyd’s instantly recognizable Dark Side Of The Moon, directed numerous rock videos, long forms, commercials and TV documentaries and continues to design covers for Phish, Ian Dury, Cranberries, Pink Floyd, Catherine Wheel, Alan Parsons and others.

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