Posts tagged ‘MoMA Presents: Taken by Storm: The Art of Storm Thorgerson and Hipgnosis’
October 1, 2015  |  Film
Who’s Taken by Storm?
Hipgnosis. Cover of Pink Floyd, Animals. 1977. Courtesy Roddy Bogawa and StormStudios

Hipgnosis. Album cover of Pink Floyd, Animals. 1977. Courtesy StormStudios and Roddy Bogawa

As a teenager growing up in Los Angeles in the late 1970s, grappling with his identity as an Asian American of Japanese heritage, Roddy Bogawa found community in the hardcore rock and punk scenes, where being different was cool. He and his friends spent hours perusing music stores and studying album covers.