Tag: MidCenturyDesign

#MiniMasterpieceMonday: Permanent Wave

Title:  “Permanent Wave”  Size:  6″x 6″

This retro modern mixed media artwork is from my Mini Masterpiece Monday series.  The black background and aqua pinstripe are hand painted with acrylics on  6″x6″ stretched canvas.  It features a piece cut from a vintage record album sleeve.  Canvas is painted around the edge and can be hung without a frame.  Makes a unique personal gift for a music lover.

I salvage damaged record album covers and sleeves and incorporate them into fine art pieces, giving them a new life.

See more of my music-infused artwork at HiFiArtStudio.com


Record Spotlight: Chet Baker

I have collection of 27 assorted vintage 10″ jazz records that I inherited from my dad, Ken Paylo.  The artwork and size of the albums is so lovely that I decided to document them.  My dad passed away in May of 2010 and I miss him dearly -posting this collection of records is a way to remember him and also share these little beauties with other record collectors and fans of Mid Century design.  Cheers 🙂

Title:  Chet Baker Ensemble compositions and arrangements by Jack Montrose • Date:  1954 • Label: Pacific Jazz Records (Hollywood, CA) • Cover Design & Photo: William Claxton (the king of jazz photography!)

   chet baker ensemble 10 inch record