Here’s the news: My next album, to be released this fall, is a selection of favorite tracks from all 12 of my Deutsche Grammophon recordings, as well as recent live recordings of Mozart Sonata KV 379, Davidson’s “Blue Curve of the Earth,” and Richter’s “Mercy” (the latter two written for my Encores project).
Here’s the ask: Would you take part in creating art for this album?
Here’s why: For decades, I have been delighted by the artwork that fans have brought me after concerts all over the world — art made by everyone from four-year-old violin students to professional painters. I’m touched by the artistic output, and I strongly relate to your creativity. What phenomenal fans. I would love to showcase some of your visual art in connection with my recording history as a way of saying thanks and, “Look how wonderful these people are!”
We have collected Fan Art on Facebook for several years and have been featuring artwork on Fridays. Many people have mailed physical artwork to my management company, and still many more continue to bring me artwork at concerts, which we have scanned. We will be looking through everything we already have for the album art, but I also want to give you a chance to get those creative juices flowing.
If you are inspired to create something, you can post it on my Facebook page (we will contact you for a high resolution version) or mail to my management at IMG Artists, 7 West 54th St, New York, NY 10019 USA, before August 5, 2017. If you’ve already posted, we’d invite you to post again, just to make sure we don’t miss anything.
Here are the terms:
Thanks, as ever, and I so look forward to seeing your art!
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