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Elton John World News: Album Covers Are Part of Museum's Exhibit

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Friday 5 January 2007 @ 15:31 - GMT

During the 1960s and 1970s, the influence of Magrittes work on popular culture was wide spread. His imagery was frequently appropriated by or had a visible influence on advertising, album covers, and other type of commercial imagery at a time that coincided with the coming of age of a number of artists working today, including Elton. So it's only fitting that a Los Angeles County Museum of Art exhibition about him include record jackets.

They are:

Elton's

A Single Man, 1978

Blind Faith

Blind Faith, 1969

Gary Numan

The Pleasure Principal, 1979

The Allman Brothers Band

Eat a Peach, 1972

Alan Hull

Pipedream, 1973

Jeff Beck Group

Beck-Ola, 1969

Jackson Browne

Late for the Sky, 1974

 Tickets for Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images can be purchased at 877 522-6225, or at LACMAs box office.

 Weekday fees for adults: $17.00; seniors (62+) and students with valid I.D. $14.00, and twilight (starting at 5 p.m.) are $12.00. On weekends: adults pay $20.00; seniors (62+) and students with valid I.D. $17.00; and twilight (starting at 5 p.m.) $15.00. Children 17 and under are always free.

In addition, the museum is offering an audio tour narrated by award-winning actor Pierce Brosnan and featuring narratives by John Baldessari, Jeff Koons, and several other contemporary artists. Tickets for the audio tour are weekdays: public $6, public twilight $5, members $5, members twilight $4, and weekends: public $7, public twilight $6, members $5, members twilight $4.

The show runs through March 4.