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Simon And Garfunkel Bookends, hand-drawn in their iconic pose for the cover of their album “Bookends”. Both at age 28.
Bookends is the fourth studio album by American folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel.
Produced by Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel and Roy Halee, the album was released on April 3, 1968, in the United States by Columbia Records.
The duo had risen to fame two years prior with the albums Sounds of Silence and Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme and the soundtrack album for the 1967 film The Graduate.
Bookends is a concept album that explores a life journey from childhood to old age.
Side one of the album marks successive stages in life, the theme serving as bookends to the life cycle. Side two largely consists of previously-released singles and of unused material for The Graduate soundtrack.
Simon’s lyrics concern youth, disillusionment, relationships, old age, and mortality.
Initial sales for Bookends were substantial in the US, and the album produced the number-one single “Mrs. Robinson”.
The album also spawned these hits: “Bookends”, “America”, “A Hazy Shade Of Winter” and “At The Zoo”.
In 2010, “All gone to look for America”, a reference to a line from the song “America”, began appearing spray-painted on vacant buildings and abandoned factories in the town of Saginaw, Michigan, which is mentioned in the song.
The album, alongside The Graduate soundtrack, propelled Simon & Garfunkel to become the biggest rock duo in the world.
“Mrs. Robinson” became the first rock and roll song to win Record of the Year at the 11th Annual Grammy Awards in 1969.
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All prints are produced using Giclee printing process which is used for archival art reproduction. This process uses fade-resistant archival pigment-based ink which lasts over 100 years. All prints are printed on 310GSM, Luxurious mould-made, 100% cotton rag Archival Certified watercolor paper.
Archival Conservation Mat is included with your purchase. Mat is a high quality, 4 ply (1/16″) surround mat. These frame mats are acid-free & Lignin-free made with 100% virgin alpha-cellulose surface, core and backing papers. So your caricature with mat will fit into a standard comparable frame either “20” x 24″ or “16” x 20″ depending on the print size, (frame not included). Price also includes a Backer Board.
32″ x 40″ stretch canvas print is produced by Giclee printing process and are hand stretched over heavy duty American made white pine. The canvas print is varnished twice after printing. The canvas prints are ready to hang (complete with hanging wire).
|Dimensions||16 × 20 × .25 in|
32" x 40" Stretched Canvas Print $495, 20" x 24" Stretched Canvas Print $330, 11" x 14" Watercolor Print $95, 16" x 20" Watercolor Print $185